July 26, 2014

Google Book Search – A Genealogist’s Dream Come True

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Imagine that you have always wanted to find more information about one of your ancestors, but you had neither the resources, time, or any idea on earth where to find it. Imagine too, that you knew of a book or […]

Wisdom Wednesday – Family Wit And Words

Baked Bread from Crestock Images   As I began making banana bread today using Mom’s recipe I retraced the steps I’ve always used to begin any baking project.  Mom taught me to look at the recipe, get out all the […]

147 Year Old Breedlove Civil War Diary

Wayne Breedlove with JWB diary

The Caretaker Pictured above is my 2nd cousin, once removed, Wayne Breedlove who generously brought the John W. Breedlove diary with him from Florida when he visited us last week. Wayne’s father, Othel Breedlove was the man who ‘rescued’ the […]

The Home Friend 1909 – Ohio Carriage Mfg Company

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The automobile was still in its infancy, and the United States was no where near as dependant on oil as it is 100 years later in 2009.  H. C. Phelps was a master of persuasive advertising, encouraging his customers to […]

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