Ruth's Genealogy

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

If anyone wants to know how to create a pdf document and add it to WordPress: Open a new OpenOffice text document Copy image (a page of Sarah’s deposition), paste to text document Press <enter> to move to next page Copy/Paste each image to new page Click File, then Save As .odt (OpenOffice document) Click …

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Also known as “The-Civil-War-Union-Pension-File-of-Isaac-Turner-Just-Arrived- And-It-Only-Took-19-Days-Instead-Of-42-To-120-Calendar-Days -To-Get-Here” Dance! I’m so excited, and so proud of myself, too! Why excited? I’ll get to that in just a sec… Why so proud of myself? Because I was cutting the grass in my front yard when the very nice UPS man arrived with said Pension File…and I finished cutting …

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I created this using Google Notebook: WordPress Database Organization of each ancestor page in WordPress database Main page– Family Group Sheet Secondary Pages-Photographs (people, cemeteries, houses) Census Records (scanned images) BMD Records (birth or death certificates, marriage licenses, Bible records, newspaper obits) Military Records (scanned NARA or WWI) Misc Records (anything else) **** Family Tree …

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