Category Archives: Tuttle

#52Ancestors: Evening in Paris

The seventh of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks prompts is Valentine. My mother’s mother, Cassie Lavina (Tuttle) Holmes (1896-1988), was the only grandmother I knew. ‘Gram’, as I called her, was my true Valentine. The first of … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors: Addie Mae & Lizzie Mae

The second of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks prompts is Favorite Photo. This was a really tough one, especially for anyone with albums (and boxes … and folders) full of “favorite” photos. That said, my thoughts went … Continue reading

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Decimated by Plague, Died of Heartache

It goes without saying for most experienced family historians that the search for family connections leads one along strange and unexpected paths. For example, an explanation for how John Tuttle of Ringstead in Northamptonshire made his way to Saint Albans … Continue reading

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