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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 23: Bridge PROMPT: A bridge connects two things that are separated, whether it's land or people (maybe even time?). You could take the theme literally and write about an ancestor who worked on bridges or had to cross them regularly. How about someone who worked or lived on… Continue reading That’s Entertainment!

Designated by Denomination

Renwick Cargill Smith (1840-1903) 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 3: Namesake Renwick Cargill "Ren" Smith in his Union Army uniform. PROMPT: Are you named for one of your ancestors? Do you have an ancestor who was named for someone else (either in the family or a well-known person?) Renwick Cargill Smith came by… Continue reading Designated by Denomination

On This Date: Death of Rachel Agnes “Aggie” Curry

Rachel Agnes Curry Rachel Agnes Curry was born July 9, 1875, in Bloomington, Indiana; she died October 14, 1957, in Oskaloosa, Kansas. Rachel Agnes Curry was my great-grandmother. Agnes Curry and her family moved from her birthplace in Indiana to Jefferson County, Kansas, when she was five years old. She was one of six children… Continue reading On This Date: Death of Rachel Agnes “Aggie” Curry