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Why Did Abraham Lincoln Grow his Famous Beard?

The cute story of how an 11 year old girl led to Abraham Lincoln’s legendary beard.

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Remembering the Korean War

It seems that after over sixty-fives years of war the Korean War may finally be ending. Many of our combat veterans from the era of active fighting on the Korean peninsula have already passed away. My Grandfather was a Korea combat veteran. He died before they actually achieved peace.

Matriarch Monday

  Monday is all about honoring female ancestors who showed strength and perseverance in the face of adversity.  Today’s Matriarch is my []

When Your Cousin is an Axe Murderer

My Ancestors Were Boring… One of the things I enjoy most about genealogy is discovering the unexpected.  Family history can seem rather dull until you discover that first axe murderer hanging around the branches of the old family tree. Researching the lines connected to my Mayflower ancestor has turned up some interesting gems to say the least.  The great thing about Mayflower passengers is that they are such a big topic of interest that they have been researched extensively.  There are groups []

Swords and Spindles Living History

Entertaining - Informative - Unforgetable

Clan Carruthers Int. Society CCIS

Ancient and Honorable Carruthers Clan Int. LLC -Promptus Et Fidelis

Your Ancestor Search

Family and Local History Research Journal

Off The Chartz

Genealogy, rambling thoughts and things you won't see in my family tree

The Genetti Family Genealogy Project

The ancestral journey of a Tyrolean Family

Westernlady's Weblog

My family history and other life moments

Where will you be in a year?

Traveling, writing and this thing called life to bring joy from my heart to yours

Family Locket

Finding ancestors and keeping them close to the heart