Ruth's Genealogy

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

The previous post presents a dilemma: How does one handle an adoption when researching one’s ancestry? As I have said previously, my great-grandfather John Thomas Stanley and his brother Henry Thomas Fair were abandoned as small children and found by my great-great grandfather Miles Francis Stanley. Miles and his wife Maryland adopted John and Maryland’s …

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