Ruth's Genealogy

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

Pardon my language, but…


Diane of the Genealogy Inside blog posted today about the Wyoming Newspaper Project. I have several Bennett ancestors who were cattle ranchers in Wyoming in the late 1800s-early 1900s. When I read her post, I instantly went to the site and started looking for mention of my Bennetts. After about 5 minutes, look what I found:

The Guernsey Gassette
(Guernsey, Platte County, Wyoming)
Volume XIX Number 1 Page 1
Nov 9, 1917

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Charles Bennett was my maternal second great granduncle!

Guess what I’ll be doing all evening!

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