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Entries Tagged as 'Genealogy'

Digging In The Roots And Branches

July 24th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been working on my Family Tree photo site. I’ve been sprucing up the place and adding new photos from recently found relatives. All that housekeeping renewed my interest in solving some of the mysteries among the photos. Like, who were these fine fellows? Most of the photos had [...]

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Tags: Genealogy · Ramblings

Mystery Unraveled

July 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

My thanks to everyone who offered suggestions on the blog and in email. I think I have figured this one out. Lets look at the full photo as I explain how I came to my answer: This photo was marked as being my great-grandfather and his family so I worked on the assumption that all [...]

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Looking Their Age

July 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

I remember going to a state fair once and seeing a little old man who would try to guess your age for a quarter. He was tucked away behind the grand stand with nothing more than his folding chair, a box of prizes, and a small sign. I watched him for a while, snickering each [...]

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Project 52 #5

February 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

My week can pretty well be summed up with, scan, edit, and edit some more. I’m still working on my big family history project and just when I thought the end was in sight a box arrived in my mail to change things. My Uncle David sent me another box of photos to scan and [...]

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Project 52 #4

January 31st, 2009 · 9 Comments

Is it cheating to post a photo that I didn’t actually take? Yes? No? Ah, who cares, It’s my blog and I’ll do what I want. I scanned the image and that is about as close as I’ve gotten to photography this week. This fine young gentleman is William Goforth Welch and he is my [...]

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Project 52 #3

January 24th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Good morning. I’m still in Nebraska cooling my toes in 7 degree weather. At this moment I deeply envy my friends who are starting their days in a balmy 61 degrees! I’ve spent a good part of my week scanning the collection of old family photos that my uncle has here in Nebraska. In one [...]

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