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Why “luck” ended my #52Ancestors pursuits

After ten weeks of following Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks prompts I decided it was time to move on. I was finding myself diverted from my own blogging to only focusing on how to come up with … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors: Occupation Pathways

The fifth of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks prompts is In the Census. Occupations are front and center. We have a steamboat captain, a porter on a steam railway, a boot-black in a barber shop, a nurse, … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors: Scottish POW Table for Four

The fourth of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks prompts is Invite to Dinner. It seemed a great scheme to see how many diverse and interesting ancestors I could crowd into an oversized banquet hall or line up … 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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