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Photo Album/Scrapbook: Penrose, Sward, Barker, Garey families of Guernsey County, Ohio

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Jackson, Guernsey Co. Ohio “Our Family 1900-1949” A well cared for and nicely prepared family photo album and scrapbook found on Ebay. Many wonderful photographs and a few precious family mementos like a “perfect attendance” certificate dated 1894 to Joseph … Continue reading

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Fasullo/Merlo family photo album, turn-of-the-century Flatbush, Brooklyn New York

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All we have is one wedding announcement to identify the family in this small photo album with 36 images of street scenes in NY, Niagra Falls, miltary men and what looks like a family farm. The Fasullo family from Flatbush, … Continue reading

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Mary Elizabeth Wheaton, Columbus Ohio 1938

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One class portrait of Mary Elizabeth Wheaton, 1938, taken in Columbus, OH. (click on image for larger view)

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The Hamilton Family of North Carolina

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Goodwill Genealogists Featured Family The Hamilton Family of North Carolina by Gordon Hamilton The following photographs are from the Gordon family tree, and tell something of the life of Black Americans from the western part of North Carolina:  (Polk, Henderson … Continue reading

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Anne Rutledge of Montclair, NJ

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This was a part of a number of letters to Miss Benjamin of Glen Ridge, NJ.  Though letters are frequently listed by the recipient, my guess is that the author’s family would be interested too! 

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Smythe, Hale, Gentry, Donnelly 1940’s Family Scrapbook- Johnson & Washington Co’s., TN

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Here is a lovingly kept scrapbook consisting mostly of items from the 1940’s put together by Catherine O.(Kate) Smythe, a daughter of Fuller and Susan Emma Hale of Johnson County, Tennessee. The family has roots in Virginia and a long … Continue reading

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Eckles, Ford, Axley family photo album

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I must confess that I think this album is a marvel.  It’s faded and the clasp is gone, but the photographs, each one identified, is so exciting.  Names included: Orah Eckles Lerch, Lander S. Eckles Leand Eckles, Lloyd Eckles, Hazel Eckles, Roy Ford, Arther … Continue reading

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Schenk, Will, Long, Keach, Cory, Kinley Family photos, negatives, and obits

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This is a small collection of lovely photographs and negatives came from a reseller who purchased them at an estate sale.  They tried to locate family members unsuccessfully.   I scanned and made prints from a sample of the negatives (there are many … Continue reading

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“Isaac Bowers Grubb” Family Photo Album

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We found this “Vintage Celluloid Photo Album and Music Box”  listed on Ebay. It contains wonderful ID’d photos and loads of valuable family history information. We did some research and found Kathleen, a Grubb family member who has done quite … Continue reading

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Deeds, Surveys, Maps for Bedford and Cumberland Counties PA

We’ve had another wonderful contribution today.  I didn’t just want to add a link, but tell the story too!  Here’s what Pat wrote to me: For the past twenty years I have been doing something very similar to yours.  Although … Continue reading

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