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A lucky escape

This week’s topic for 52 Ancestors/52 Weeks is: Lucky. Here is my response. As many of you already know from reading my blog, my father, Charles L. HEISER (1913-2001) was raised by his maternal grandparents, Montgomery PRICE (1859-1947) and Sallie PYLES PRICE (1862-1940). Neither of my dad’s grandparents lived long enough for me to meet […]

An heirloom from the mountains

Week 8 of 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is about Heirlooms. I have a great one to tell about. (Yes, I know we are way past week 8. LOL  I’m doing a few of the ones I’ve missed and will get back on track this month.) My uncle, Carlisle Entzminger MARTIN (1915-1977) lived a lot […]

Dot and Mary Heiser: the census proved the story

The prompt for week 5 of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge is Census. Here’s my census story.   My paternal grandmother, Goldie PRICE HEISER, died at an early age on January 1, 1919, leaving behind three young children (Charlie-5, Dot-3, and Mary-1). The family was living in Washington, D.C. at the time of […]

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