Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

You might want to check out this site: John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center It is associated with the University of Houston School of Medicine and has a lot of documents and information about Texas doctors from the late 1800’s-early 1900’s. I found info on my 2 Texas MD’s. One, Dr Thomas Joshua …

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The huge pile of dead trees on the living room floor is….GONE! The cluttered and disorganized desk is…GONE! The numerous scraps of jibberish scattered throughout my hard drive are…GONE!It’s true! All of those loose notes, documents and photographs that I have been accumulating in the name of FAMILY HISTORY over the past 4 years are …

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What a relief! The once 7-8″ pile of papers, documents and photos on the living room floor is now a 1 1/2″ stack of notes on top of the printer!!! Everything else has been placed in its particular surname folder. A few general papers (web site info, etc) have been placed in a Bluebonnet Country …

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I started on the pile of documents on the floor this morning. I created several new files and actually got a lot done. Only a dent in the stack, though. There is still about a 7″ stack to deal with. But, the work I did went pretty smoothly, no major confusion over maiden vs surname, …

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I have finished the top drawer of my 2-drawer filing cabinet. Each surname folder is neatly divided according to the male’s first name, with a family group sheet beginning each division. I bought some large clips at Staples for the larger divisions. I see now the need for 3-ring binders, but then I would also …

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