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After a very long break, I’m back blogging with the next ancestor on my list: my 4g-grandmother Alice Maria Hardy. Alice Maria was baptized on December 29, 1782 at St Stephen’s Church in Norwich, Norfolk County, England. Her parents were James Hardy (1744-1817) and Eleanor Le Bas (1751/52-1846). Alice’s father had been married previously and […]

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My great-great-great grandfather Reuben Thomas on his 87th birthday in 1904. He lived to 91. I don’t know who the woman is, but given her relative youth she may be a granddaughter.

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My great-great-great grandfather Reuben Thomas (1817-1909) in an undated photograph.

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The Sharon Temple is located in Sharon, ON. It was built in the 1800s by the Children of Peace. I am not going to attempt to provide a comprehensive history of either the Temple or the Children of Peace. But I will touch on my ancestors’ connection to both. Should you wish to know more than I […]

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The Face of Genealogy

I followed the discussion about the LAWeekly story on the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree today but couldn’t get near my computer until now. For me, genealogy is about the children. Both my own,  who I hope will grow to someday have an interest in their history, and the uncountable generations of children who grew up to have their own children to […]

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My great-great grandfather John Johnson (1847-1939).

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My great-great-great grandparents, James Barker (1816-1902) and Hannah Taylor (1821-1892).

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My great-grandmother Gertrude Ethel Thomas (1875-1971). The photo is undated.

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Joseph and Anna (Workman) Bascom on their honeymoon in 1863. (Joseph and Anna later adopted my great-grandmother Gertrude Thomas when she was orphaned as a young child.)

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My great-grandmother Margaret Johnson (r) and her older sister Anna (l) in 1906.

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