Ruth's Genealogy

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

Daniel Sauerwein of Civil War History has written a very interesting post about the life of the typical Union soldier after the Civil War: Do you know why your Union veteran ancestor moved to a different location after the war, rather than return home? Can you name three important contributions to American society that are …

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Thomas MacEntee from our Facebook group GeneaBloggers and Destination: Austin Family has very graciously taken time away from all of his many activities and obligations to help me save an online video of my uncle Ladd Clark. Without his invaluable assistance, I doubt I would have this video safely tucked away on my hard drive! …

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…while admiring the Chart Chick’s wonderful genealogy charts presented at Shades of the Departed… I decided it was really time for me to do some actual research. So, after blow-drying my laptop, I got to examining my Appling ancestors from Tuscaloosa Co, Alabama. The Applings married into my Stanley family (my Mom was a Stanley). …

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