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beginning genealogy

My First NGS Conference

I had the opportunity this year to attend the National Genealogical Society conference.  The NGS conference is held each May and this year it was held in beautiful St. Charles, Missouri.  I spent a good […]

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: #2 – Samuel Bowlby

Today’s ancestor is Samuel Bowlby, my husband’s third great-grandfather. Some basic facts: Name: Samuel Bowlby Born: 20 April 1841 Parents: John Bowlby and Mollie (Miller) Bowlby Spouse: Rosannah (King) Bowlby Marriage: Unknown Died: 2 May 1909 Samuel was born 20 April 1841 in Somerset, […]

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Saving the Squalus

In May 2014 the spousal unit and I paid a visit to the Iowa kin en route from Nebraska back home.  I was working a conference in Nebraska and it was a great opportunity to stop […]