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Book Review: Renny A. Stackpole’s Sea Letters

Sea Letters.  Letters and Journals of the Captain Andrew Pinkham family of Nantucket and Ohio, 1813-1870.. By Renny A. Stackpole. Published by Maine Authors Publishing. 2013. 161 pages. Mr. Stackpole writes in his introduction, “Sea Letters reflects this writer’s experiences

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Another Ruie’s Story

The following is an excerpt from the transcription of an interview between my mother and Ruhama Brown Fagley dated 26 Sep 1984. Ruhama gave a brief history of the Salt and Ely family relationsips. “My mother was a cousin of

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There and Back Again: Ten Cemeteries in 3 1/2 Days

Well we made it to Ohio and back again without mishap or incident. It was something of a whirlwind tour and I sort of feel like I have returned from one of those tours “if it’s Tuesday it must be

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Field Trip! A Trip to Southwestern Ohio

I’m getting ready for a trip to southwestern Ohio with my sister, who is a reliable cemetery sidekick. We’ve been traveling together occasionally for a lo-ong time. It is appropriate that I post this today, the day after Father’s Day

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