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Amazing site with family letters!!!

My dear friend, and John Brown Scholar, Louis DeCaro, Jr., alerted me to a posting on a Blog that includes letters received by Annie Brown Adams in the 1890s. Many are from African Americans sending her small amounts of money after reading about her house burning down. The letters are full of praise, and honor Read More

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Tombstone Tuesday – Bertha Adams and Geroge Cook

My sister very kindly spent time searching through the cemeteries in Humboldt County, California, looking for our great grandparent’s grave sites. Thanks Big Sis!! Bertha Alice Adams CookBorn 12 MAY 1872 in Rhonerville, Humboldt, CaliforniaDied 17 DEC 1957 in Shively, Humboldt, California Bertha was the second child of Annie Brown Adams and Samuel S Adams. Read More

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Carnival of Genealogy – Goals for 2011

Jasia at Creative Gene Blog has issued a challenge to the Genealogy Blogging Community to publicly announce our goals for 2011. Complete the transcription of the Brown Family Reunion letters, notes, and minutes. As more genealogy information is unearthed, update the Brown Family Genealogy Database (after researching and verifying, of course). Looking into the possibility Read More