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Friday Night Family Heirlooms: Grandma McKinley’s Crocheted Spread

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Family Stories: True or False

Family Stories: True or False It’s the family stories that often draws me in… sometimes you can only read so much of pedigrees and census counts. The family stories passed down through generations build the character of the family, but … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: The McKinley Hall Tree

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Grandmama McKinley’s Vase

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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DNA: Like Mother Like Daughter: DNA – COMPARISON

Finally I Received Mama’s DNA Today January 23, 2017 Now to Compare….   While mama has more European West DNA – 51% to my 48%, my Irish roots are higher than hers at 35% to her 25 %. The one … Continue reading

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DNA: and Now There Are 30 DNA Circles

DNA: and Now There Are 30 DNA Circles In as much as I have many DNA Circles showing on my McKinley side, I am not showing my grandparents, Edgar & Ola (Askew) McKinley, or any of my Askew ancestry. Are … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Treasures Belonging to Grandmama McKinley

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Aunt Lena’s Broach

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Day 2: Vacation / Genealogy Trip October 15, 2016

Vacation / Genealogy Trip Day 2 – October 15, 2016 Saturday Day 2: As we neared Charlotte toward the end of Day 1, my mind flashed to Steele Creek Cemetery, near Charlotte in Mecklenburg County… I quickly googled the address … Continue reading

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Day 1: 2016 Vacation – Genealogy Road Trip

Vacation – Genealogy Road Trip Day 1 – October 14, 2016 Friday Day 1:    No trip to visit mom in my home state of Georgia is without a hint of genealogy, but this trip was just a few pinches … Continue reading

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