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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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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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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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June Genealogy To-Do

May was a fairly productive month, but much of what I accomplished was organizational so doesn’t show much.  I need to better divide my time into organizational and research time. I did finish the draft of the William Boorman will,

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March Genealogy To-Do

Since this is a leap year, I have an extra day of Frebruary to finish up projects and look at what I have managed to accomplish.  The first Friday of the month we had a sneaky wintry-mix storm that ended

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