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January 2016

January 2016 Reading Recap

Here is a link to some online articles and posts related to genealogy I found interesting and helpful this month.

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Searching for Mary Jane Update: Crestleaf’s 12 Months of Fascinating Family Finds- January 2016

Photo Above: Front Doors of Hickory Springs Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Bradley County, Arkansas

It’s time for another installment of Crestleaf’s 12 Months of Fascinating Family Finds! As I mentioned in a previous post, Searching for Mary Jane, her husband Major Brown Garison was my second great grandfather.  On a recent trip to Bradley County, Arkansas, I had three goals. Continue reading “Searching for Mary Jane Update: Crestleaf’s 12 Months of Fascinating Family Finds- January 2016”

Resolutions for the New Year

I am not generally one for making resolutions.  If anything, I just hope to do a little better than the year before. But I never really set a high bar because I believe you can change the course of your life at any time during the year if you so choose.

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To Arkansas I Must Go

Life has gotten in the way of my research and blogging of late and I look forward immersing myself into family history in the next few months. I took advantage of almost a two week Christmas break at work to head to Arkansas for some family history research. Continue reading “To Arkansas I Must Go”

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