Clara Sweeney – 52 Ancestors Week 39 – Unusual

This weeks theme from Amy Johnson Crow ‘s blog is Unusual – What is the most unusual record you have ever found? I chose to write about my 2x Great Grandmother Clara Sweeney. I first met Clara on her daughter Hattie Raymond’s death certificate. Through a series of interesting finds, I think I have pieced … More Clara Sweeney – 52 Ancestors Week 39 – Unusual

Favorite Place-52 Week Ancestors Challenge

This week from Amy Crow Johnson’s 52 Week Ancestors Challenge is Favorite Place. What has been your favorite place to research? Which ancestor came from there? I have been recently focusing on my ancestors from Luxembourg and there has been a wealth of information to find. Two of my Great Grandparents are from Luxembourg but … More Favorite Place-52 Week Ancestors Challenge

The Story of Eva Guill- Ancestor Challenge week 36

Being Labor Day, this week’s theme suggested by Amy Crow Johnson of 52 Ancestors weeks is : Working for a Living. I chose to write about my Great Grandmother Eva Guill who was born April 16, 1872 in Grevenmacher Luxembourg to Michael Guill and Katherine Revenig. She is the oldest of 5 children. Her siblings … More The Story of Eva Guill- Ancestor Challenge week 36

Jabez Bostwick Will

Amanuensis is a person who gets paid to transcribe what another person has written or dictated. Below is the Will of my 4x great grandfather, Jabez Bostwick. He died June 11, 1856 in Hamden, New York. Jabez Bostwick’s Will “The last will and testament of Jabez Bostwick, of the town of Hamden, County of Delaware … More Jabez Bostwick Will