Daily Archives: July 7, 2022

The Mason Family 1590-1949 — Access Genealogy

This short manuscript starts with Robert Mason, immigrant ancestor and founder of this branch of the Mason family in America, was born in England about 1590. In 1630 he came to America with Governor John Winthrop’s company, probably, as so … Continue reading

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte – North Carolina Thursdays July 7, 2022

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I decided to look around Mecklenburg County. There were a few places that looked interesting. I went with the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Charlotte: http://bechtler.org/ May have COVID-19 restrictions in place. Memberships … Continue reading

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“Detailing” Ancestors in County Kerry, Ireland — Plough and Anchor Genealogy

Recently I have had two breakthroughs on my Dad’s County Kerry ancestors. I am back to the earliest generation I expect to be able to determine, people born in the late 1700s. I am now busy sorting out and “detailing” … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of July 4, 2022

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/en/newsroom/new-historical-records-4-july-2022/ FamilySearch expanded its archives this week (4 July 2022) with over 15 million new records from Slovakia (Synagogue Books), France (Hautes-Alps), and numerous countries all over … Continue reading

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Downtown Champaign, IL — Sarah Cath’s Adventures

Here are a few pictures from a beautiful day in Downtown Champaign, IL. Pictures of their statues are located on Statues Around Champaign, IL blog post. Downtown Champaign, IL

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Nazi trial: 100-year-old SS guard in court in Germany – BBC News 7 October 2021

I saw this recently on BBC News – Nazi trial: 100-year-old SS guard in court in Germany: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58826189/. Longer article. He has been convicted and sentenced to serve 5 years. He is now 101 years old. Seventy-six years after the … Continue reading

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The Amazing Winners of Our Father-Child Look-alike Competition! – MyHeritage June 29, 2022

I saw this recently on MyHeritage – The Amazing Winners of Our Father-Child Look-alike Competition!: https://blog.myheritage.com/2022/06/the-amazing-winners-of-our-father-child-look-alike-competition/ By India June 29, 2022 Leading up to Father’s Day, we asked you to send in your photos of father-child, grandfather-grandchild, or other father-relative pairs that … Continue reading

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Moon Magic — Pict Ink

Moon Magic This illustration is another Draw This In Your Style challenge. As with the recent Mossy Witch, this one was also set by Heather Mahler. I am finding these challenges useful in reminding me what constitutes my own style … Continue reading

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Lazy Acres Farm Wedding Promo: – Lazy Acres Farm Fun YouTube

Direct link: Lazy Acres Wedding Promo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNXYvccHaDE (around 1:16 minutes long)

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My Book Review of The Traveling Book: A book about Little Free Libraries — J. M. NORTHUP

I was drawn to this book because I am a reader, but also, I am encouraging the love of literature in my grandkids. They have recently discovered the library, and with such adorable LRLs around our town, I thought this … Continue reading

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