52 Weeks of Personal History & Genealogy: Week #2 – Winter Memories

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52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History by Amy Coffin is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2011) that invite genealogists and others to record memories and insights about their own lives for future descendants. You do not have to be a blogger to participate. If you do not have a genealogy blog, write down your memories on your computer, or simply record them on paper and keep them with your files.

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Treasure Chest Thursday: Photo of Jonothan Benjamin and Sarah Lydia Gabbard Stout

This is one of the very few photos that were in my Grandma Thompson’s boxes of photos and clippings that had anything written on it to identify the people or places in the photos. It is of my 2nd Great-Grandfather Jonothan Benjamin and 2nd Great-Grandmother Sarah Lydia Gabbard Stout. Not a great photograph in terms […]

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Wedding Wednesday: C H Thompson and Gwendolyn Stout

(Grandma and Grandpa Thompson) My Grandma and Grandpa Thompson’s Marriage License and Certificate!   I found this and several more marriage records on Family Search.  Love the marriage records there!  I can actually see the marriage record images from the original marriage books at the county courthouses.     Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957 Groom: Crawford H […]

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Tombstone Tuesday: Elva Sara Reynolds Marple

Elva Sara Reynolds Marple was my Great-Great Aunt.  She was the daughter of Thomas Franklin David Reynolds and Almeda Keck Reynolds.  She was married to Bert Marple at the time of her death. Tombstone Tuesday is a daily blogging prompt used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites. To participate […]

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Military Monday: Bradley Wounded in Korea Sept. 25

Frank Eugene Bradley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bradley of Rte. 2, Huntsville, was wounded Sept. 25 in the fighting at Seoul, Korea, when that city was retaken from the North Korean Red forces.   His parents received word on Tuesday that he is now in an Army hospital in Tokyo, Japan.  He was wounded […]

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