Melanson Village Community Hall
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A breakthrough in the mysterious Melanson genealogy?

A while ago, I learned a valuable lesson after reading an email about a breakthrough in the research on the mysterious Melanson genealogy. I should not read emails on my tablet just before turning off the bedroom light. This email read on…

Alanson and Mitty Adams.
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Transcription: War of 1812 US Army Register of Enlistments; Adams

  The following text is my transcription of the War of 1812 US Army Register of Enlistments, 1798-1914, listing some with the surname of Adams.   51:  Adams, Abijah, Private Organization:  30 US Infy; Captain Spencer; Col. Elias Fasset Description: read on…

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb.
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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb.

  The following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb, 2017.   Feature image: Map of the kingdom of Prussia in the 18th century. FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 11 Feb, 2017.   Argentina Argentina, read on…

Biography of Reuben H. Meek
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Transcription: Biography of Reuben H. Meek.

The following is my transcription of the biography of Reuben H. Meek, taken from pages 124 and 125 in the “Commemorative Biographical Record.“ 124 COMMEMORATIVE BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD [Last paragraphs of another unrelated biography] REUBEN H. MEEK. Among the sturdy Scotch read on…

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Transcription: Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2.

  The following is my transcription of the document Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2. Featured image: Downtown Westerly, Rhode Island c. 1930. SOULE 301 Benjamin Barber4, b. 10 Mar. 1706/7 Mercy Barber4, b. 13 Mar. 1708/9 Ezekiel read on…

Hoover, Jesse and Yount, Rebecca; Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997
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Transcription: County Marriages of Ohio, 1789-1997

  The following is my transcription of the marriage record for Jesse Hoover and Rebecca Yount as stated in “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997.”   284   PROBATE COURT, MIAMI COUNTY, OHIO. 0460 I do certify that Robert White and Sally Dickson read on…