Category Archives: VAN DUYN

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. She was 79 years, 9 months, and 15 days old.

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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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Isaac VAN DUYN (1822-1903) – Willing to Fight, Lost His Sight – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 56)

NOTE: This article was modified on 26 April 2022 with information from additional sources. Isaac VAN DUYN was born on 15 May 1822 in Ohio.1,2 Many undocumented family trees say he was born in Belmont County, Ohio, although I have … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Grandparents – Grandma Farted at the Dinner Table (Oops) – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 14 and 15)

Between the ages of 9 and 14, my mother lived in Wilkinson, Indiana, with her grandparents, Obe and Minnie (KUHN) VAN DUYN. One day, she related this story to me.

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Carol Vernice (VAN DUYN) WILSON: My Favorite Photo – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 7)

My favorite ancestral photograph is of my maternal grandmother, Carol Vernice (VAN DUYN) WILSON, with a scarf on her head and holding her red patent leather purse, while overlooking the Colorado River.

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