Ruth's Genealogy

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

Joshua F Bennett (b. 1794 Kentucky) was my fraternal fourth great-grandfather. He and his family came to Texas before 1850, and were living in Travis County for the 1850 United States Federal Census. He is my “oldest” Texas ancestor, having arrived here the earliest (so far…). According to Ancestry.com, the surname Bennett is English, derived …

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Last night, I was looking for an interesting image to post for Wordless Wednesday. I ended up at Wyoming Newspaper Project: Discover the stories that formed Wyoming, through the Wyoming Newspaper Project. For the sheer volume of information they contain, newspapers are the single most important printed record of human activity. Historians, genealogists, and other …

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On Thomas’s Destination: Austin Family: Craig Manson over at Geneablogie has started a new meme which I think is important since it gets the surnames in my genealogy research info out into the blogosphere.  As Craig put it: “List the surnames you are researching and the general localities. Then tell the names of your “Most …

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