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A Random Act of Genealogical Kindness

Two weeks ago I got an email that there was a comment to be approved on our blog.  When I read the comment I was thrilled and then, I have to admit, just a tiny bit suspicious (sorry, Linda!).  The

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A Pioneer Story: The End of Laura’s Childhood

The first teaching job Laura was offered was in Homer, Licking county, Ohio.  The typed transcript I have of Laura’s memoir says it was Horner, but that was undoubtedly a misreading of her handwriting.  The very small community (an unincorporated

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A Pioneer Story: Laura’s Childhood-Part 4

Having been freed from taking care of her sister and young nephew, Laura was ready for other employment.  She was fairly quickly able to find a job teaching, first the summer term at a school district in one near-by place

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June Genealogy To-Do List

Research * Figure out how to request information about possible records from St. Xavier in Cincinnati. * Continue to work on updating the Denman database with information already collected and/or noted by cousin Claudia in her review. I already discovered

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A Pioneer Story: Laura’s Childhood—Part 3

Ann Denman had married Dr. William Tell Parker who was from the southwestern part of Ohio, and gone there to live.  When he left for the gold mines of California she was left living with some of his relatives in

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