Category Archives: Dad’s Side

Some of Those Who Built Me

These are images that I have of my ancestors. Without these, I would not know their features. I do not know their voices

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AncestryDNA is at it Again – Missing Shared Matches

AncestryDNA is at it Again – Missing Shared Matches If you’ve read my past posts about AncestryDNA, you know I have perhaps a 1:19 ratio of Love-Hate with it.1, 2, 3, 4 (Percentage-wise, that’s a 95% hatred of AncestryDNA.)

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Earl Lawrence TRAUTMAN (1893-1964) : “Auto Salesman Arraigned in Hit and Run” or How my Grandfather Got into the 1940 Census Twice – 52 Ancestors

Earl Lawrence TRAUTMAN (1893-1964) : “Auto Salesman Arraigned in Hit and Run” or How my Grandfather Got into the 1940 Census Twice – 52 Ancestors

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TROUTMAN/TRAUTMAN – New Family Tree DNA Surname Project

I started a surname project at Family Tree DNA! 🙂

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The Much Married Renfro – 52 Ancestors, 2015

Well, here we go again. Just when I thought the story couldn’t get any juicier, my great, great grandfather John Marion RENFRO has outdone himself. Well, he outdid himself. And how appropriate that this week’s topic for 52 Ancestors is weddings. I … Continue reading

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