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Charlie Jernander (1877-1958)

Carl Arvin “Charlie” Jernander is one of my great-great grandfathers. Charlie’s parents were both immigrants. His father, Carl Gustaf Jernander, came to the US in 1868 from Sweden; his mother, Hansine Pauline Andreasdr, from Norway in 1870. Charlie Jernander - Taken at his brother's (Albert Jernander) wedding in 1896. Carl Jernander (1844-1920), Hansine Andreasdr (1851-1943),… Continue reading Charlie Jernander (1877-1958)

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Edward William Waters (1835-1902)

I first wrote about Edward Waters back in 2015 after I initially started researching my family tree. This guy was a "brick wall" of sorts for years. He was my great-great grandfather. However, after searching for years, I found very little information on his life prior to 1886 (when he was married at 50 years… Continue reading Edward William Waters (1835-1902)

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Captain Peter Wright, Esq. (1740-1821)

Captain Peter Wright, Esq. is my 6th great grandfather. Although he is a very well-known American Revolutionary patriot, and was a prominent resident of his community in Shaftsbury, VT, his ancestry is unknown. St. George's Church 1732 - Served as a place of worship for British Loyalists during the Revolutionary War There is spotty evidence… Continue reading Captain Peter Wright, Esq. (1740-1821)