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Why do I have this old photo album?

When my grandparents passed, I was given a garbage bag, two shopping bags, and 3 shoe boxes full of pictures and other mementos they gathered throughout their long lives. Towards the bottom of one of the shopping bags I found this gem (pictured above and to the left). I have no idea who put duct… Continue reading Why do I have this old photo album?

Brecka Side · Meet An Ancestor

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)