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Family Photo – 52 Ancestors – Week 8 (2019)

I have so many interesting family photos that it was hard to choose, but I narrowed my choice to two photos. My mother’s family photo is interesting to me because my mother, who was the baby in her family, reminds … Continue reading

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Surprise – 52 Ancestors – Week 6 (2019)

Imagine my surprise when I discovered my paternal great-grandfather, Philander Bennett, was a political figure. I had no idea that any of my ancestors were interested in, much less involved in, politics at any level. A search on https://books.google.com for … Continue reading

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At the Library – 52 Ancestors – Week 5 (2019)

I loved the prompt for this week as I am a recently retired youth services/genealogy services librarian. I used to joke that with those two responsibilities, I took care of “womb to tomb” library needs! My “At the Library” post … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Meet – 52 Ancestors – Week 4 (2019)

Dorothy Dow is the great aunt I would love to meet because nobody ever seemed to know anything about her. I have only seen a few photos of Dorothy – most of them when she was a young girl in … Continue reading

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Most Unusual Name – 52 Ancestors – Week 3 (2019)

I don’t have to go far back on my family tree to find the most unusual name in my ancestry. The name belongs to my maternal grandmother, Rubanner Fletcher, who was born in Florida in 1889. I asked my aunt … Continue reading

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Valentine Birthday

Valentine’s Day is associated with love and sentimentality, sometimes to the extreme. But my maternal grandmother’s birthday was Valentine’s Day, and she was dearly loved by those who knew her. Rubanner Fletcher was affectionately called Banner by her siblings. I’ve … Continue reading

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