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 4 Hill County marriage licenses arrived this morning, and I am beyond Happy Dance Mode! These are the original documents, folks! The oldest from 1882! Here is the license for my great-grandaunt (an older sister of my great-grandmother Mary Tennessee Turner Rogers- I actually remember “MawMaw” Rogers, which makes this document even more precious!): …

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This one sounds really fun, as well as a great way to assess your research progress. Thanks, Geniaus and Randy! The Ancestors’ Geneameme Things you have already done or found: bold face type Things you would like to do or find: italicize (colour optional) Things you haven’t done or found and don’t care to: plain …

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My blog is organized on two levels, first by category, which describes what I am currently researching/blogging about, and then by tags, which are the specific surnames I am working with. Things run pretty smoothly this way, and I can usually find what I am looking for pretty quickly through the Search Box. This morning, …

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