Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

Jacob Bushman 27 March 1902 Letter

    When I taught Family History Classes, we talked about Descendant Research. I told a few stories about some of the descendant projects I’ve worked on over the years. One project was gathering all the descendants of my great great grandparents, … Continue reading

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James Blundell & Eliza Astington Smuin

This information about the life of James Smuin and his wife Eliza (Astington) Smuin has been gleaned mainly from his writing in two journals which he kept between the years 1873 and 1890. A bit of information is also found … Continue reading

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LeRoy Payne Holt b. 27 March 1838, d. 10 Nov 1910

Leroy Holt was the son of James and Mary Pain Holt. He was born 27 March 1838 in Johnston County, Illinois. He moved with his parents and family to Nauvoo, Illinois in the fall of 1841 and remained there during … Continue reading

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