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Researching the Baxter Sisters, Ancestors #12 / 52

Here is the main post for the Baxter Sisters, Daisy, Minnie, and Leona, Ancestors #12/52 The Baxter Sisters in the Records I notice that Amy Johnson Crow, the originator of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge, is going to … Continue reading

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Researching Hannah Stone Campbell, Ancestor #8/52

Here is the main post for Hannah Stone Campbell (c.1800 – c.1870), Ancestor #8/52 Hannah Stone Campbell in the Records What I really want to focus on is Hannah’s life in Flat Branch Township, Shelby County, Illinois. The first years … Continue reading

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Researching Eliza Jane Campbell Simmons Gordon Denton, Ancestor #7/52

Here is the main post for Eliza Jane Campbell (1836-1904), Ancestor #7/52 Eliza Jane Campbell in the Records I’m including information about her siblings that might help to explain some of Eliza Jane’s connections and whereabouts–or incidents that might have … Continue reading

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Researching the “Greats” of the Netherlands, Ancestors #6/52

Here is the main post for Week #6 of the 52 Ancestors Challenge, The “Greats” of the Netherlands. I’ve decided to start the timeline, sort of arbitrarily, with my 4x great grandparents, and I’ll conflate the two families, the ROORDA … Continue reading

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Researching George Harvey Denton, Ancestor #5/52

Here is the main post for George Harvey Denton, (1870-1918), Ancestor #5/52 George Harvey Denton in the Records 1870 | 20 Mar. George Harvey was born in Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois. His parents were Jonathan T. Denton (1840-1904) and Eliza … Continue reading

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Researching Agnes Hoekstra Roorda, Ancestor #4/52

Here is the main post for Agnes Hoekstra Roorda (1894-1924), Ancestor #4/52 Agnes in the Records 1894 | 22 Feb. Agnes (or “Aggie” as she was known in the family) was born in Iowa–somewhere. I’ve never found a birth record … Continue reading

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Researching Elizabeth O Robinson Baxter, Ancestor #3/52

Here is the main post for Elizabeth O Robinson (1850-1924), Ancestor #3/52 Genealogists, I think, are always grateful for little “quirks” in people’s names. Elizabeth seems frequently to have used the “O” of her middle name, which is fortunate, since … Continue reading

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