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Work on the road OR pay the tax

The prompt for 52 Ancestors/52 Weeks this week was: Taxes I remembered that I have tax receipts for my great-grandfather, Adolphus Burdine Martin (1867-1917). I thought they might contain something interesting, and they did. (First, I want to tell my Martin cousins that if they want copies of these tax receipts just let me know. […]

Vienna, Virginia: the old homestead of my mom’s family

The prompt for  52Ancestors this week is Old Homestead. There isn’t an old homestead in any of my family lines. After some thought, I came to the conclusion that my parents’ house was the Old Homestead for my mom’s family. My parents’ house was about the only house that was a constant in all of […]

Dead (Zombie) Tree Challenge

After I commented on My Dead (Zombie) Tree?, the author of the blog post, leprechaunrabbit,  challenged me to create my own (Dead) Zombie Tree. Read his blog post, then come back and look at my tree below the copyright. I challenge you to do your own (Dead) Zombie Tree. Let me know if you do. […]

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