Category Archives: Mom’s Side

Too Young to Marry: Sarah A (TAGUE) VAN DUYN – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 29)

Too Young to Marry: Sarah A (TAGUE) VAN DUYN – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 29) My 2nd great grandmother, Sarah A. (TAGUE) VAN DUYN died of a stroke (cerebral hemorrhage) in Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana, on Valentine’s Day of 1935. … Continue reading

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Cousin Bait: Moses WILSON or Moses WILLSON

I’m doing what in the genealogy community we call “cousin fishing” or putting out “cousin bait.” It is probable that I descend from a Moses Wilson. Still working on that, and this article is not about what I know (or … Continue reading

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“Mr. Frisk” – Our Family Song

When I got older, I didn’t want my mother to sing it to me. She’d jokingly begin the song, and my little brother and I would shout, “Not Mr. Frisk! Not Mr. Frisk!” We knew how the song would end. … Continue reading

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Are You Male With the Surname of COON, KOON, or Variation?

New post on Coon Genealogy blog. Are you a male with the surname of Coon, Koon, or variation? Please click on the link below! https://coongenealogy.wordpress.com/2018/01/06/are-you-male-with-the-surname-of-coon-koon-or-variation/  

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Did Thomas JOHNSON Disinherit His Daughter Sarah? – Ancestors 62 and 31

This is one of a group of articles tagged “The Massa Theory”. It analyzes two statements from “The End of the Trail: The Saga of the ‘Coon’ Indian Heritage,” by Bill and Jane Wilson, and Mary M. Van Duyn Overton, … Continue reading

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