Category Archives: Surnames A-H

Fortitude Book Release – Guest Post by Dale R. Spaulding

Fortitude: Preserving 400 Years of an American Family’s Faith, Patriotism, Grit and Determination Book Release Guest Post by Dale R. Spaulding NOTE by Elizabeth Wilson Ballard: Dale Spaulding is my 4th cousin. We are both descended from Absalom Renfro and … Continue reading

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John JUDGE – Ohio Timeline: c. 1812 to c. 1839 – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 114)

Researched by Myrle Lea “Micki” DeFrance Jacobson (1951–2020), Elizabeth Wilson Ballard, and Christopher A. Mosher Written by Elizabeth Wilson Ballard NOTE: Surnames are in ALL CAPS, and introduced names are in boldface type. The introductory article about John JUDGE, originally … Continue reading

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John JUDGE (d. 1846) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 114)

Researched by Myrle Lea “Micki” DeFrance Jacobson (1951–2020), Elizabeth Wilson Ballard, and Christopher A. Mosher Written by Elizabeth Wilson Ballard NOTE: Surnames are in ALL CAPS, and introduced names are in boldface type. This is a story of the life … Continue reading

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Ancestor Adventuring and Adventures – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 22, 24, 25, 46, 47, 62, 63, 72, 73, 96, 114, 480, 960)

Lately, I’ve been writing a few articles to go along with the weekly suggested themes of the 52 Ancestors Challenge. It’s what got me started with this blog in January 2014* during Amy Johnson Crow’s first year of the challenge. … Continue reading

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William COTTER and Catherine (SHANAHAN) COTTER: From Ireland to America 1849 – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 46 and 47)

William COTTER and Catherine (SHANAHAN) COTTER were already married when they emigrated from Ireland to New York in 1849. They brought some of their children with them, and some were born in the USA.

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