Category: Miscellaneous

A Pioneer Story: Pioneer Days, Part 2, Starting in Iowa

When I last left off with Laura’s tale, she was having a more extended visit with her Townsend relatives and her husband, J.W., was off to Iowa to find a place for them.  Once her husband had found land that

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October Genealogy To-Do List

1.  I will make a sharable family tree for my nephew and his wife, to finish the new family tree project.  I finally (!!) got the chart I wanted made – a bowtie chart with the couple at the middle

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The Stephen Townsend Family

I’m taking a brief side trip today, based on the report of Laura Denman Booth (as last posted) about stopping to visit, stay for awhile, with her relatives in Illinois outside Chicago.  This was the Stephen and Ann Denman Townsend

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September Genealogy To-Do

As I begin this post it continues to be hot and humid and very, very dry in the North East of the US.  I’ve had a vacation and come back with a summer cold.  I did little or nothing of

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A Pioneer Story: Pioneer Days, Part 1, the Move West Begins

I’m returning to the memoir written by Laura Denman Booth in her later years, that covered her early life in Ohio and then her married life and moves West starting in the mid-1850s.  I was listening to a history podcast,

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