October 22, 2014

1917 Ethel Mae and Lillie Mae Vitatoe Yates Die From Burns In Fireplace Accident

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It’s always serendipitous how new family information comes to light in the most innocent of ways. A few days ago I received a message from “Louise” through the FindAGrave site. Louise had asked me to change a Yates grave location […]

Genealogy Inquiries That Get Results

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Get The Most From Your Posts If there’s one thing I’ve learned from doing genealogical research it’s to be specific and precise.  Early on in my online genealogical pursuits I was a member of mailing lists and message boards.  At […]

Tombstone Tuesday: Confederate Burial in New Jersey

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For this Tombstone Tuesday, I think it’s only fitting that I should acknowledge the death of James Barnard Morrison so close to the date that he died, June 12, 1864.  Yes, it was during the time of the Civil War […]

Weekly Genealogy Blogging Prompt #1

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L-R: Cerilda, Myra and Jim Yates This is the only photo I have of my Great Grandmother Cerilda Yates and to me, it’s priceless. After having seven children Cerilda died an unneccesary death from “child bed fever”. What that amounts […]

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