Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

The following is a three-page, handwritten document attesting to the Revolutionary War military service of surgeon Robert Williams of North Carolina. In this document is mentioned the name of John Isler, my fifth great-grandfather. While this document only refers to John Isler once and gives very little information about him, it is still a fascinating …

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