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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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Joseph H. VIRKLER – Cheese Manufacturer, Sewing Machine Agent, “Segar” Salesman, and Real Estate Builder – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 18)

I have been halted by perfectionism while writing an article about a different ancestor. It seems like it will never get finished, as I’ve been “working on it” for nearly two years. It will, but will it take another year? … Continue reading

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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 (Ancestor 4)

So today, I’m out and about to get groceries and such, and I’m backing up in this big, red SUV I’m sharing.1 I look in my rear view mirror and see what appears to be this huge metal light pole. … Continue reading

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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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