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Four Cousins and a Mystery

I have been reviewing the numerous photographs which were given to me on a thumb drive. The photographs are of people on my wife’s maternal side of the family. They were given to me by Carl Gonya, who has for … Continue reading

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Listening To Gravestones

One of the many things we did on a recent trip we took back to my hometown was to visit a couple of cemeteries. Since my wife’s family has been in the area since the 1700s and mine came to … Continue reading

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Dead at Gettysburg

This year is the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. I had several ancestors that were actively engaged in this battle. So I went looking for a book that could tell me about this battle. I found “A Field … Continue reading

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