Monthly Archives: August 2015

Visit to Long Island and the Land of “Turn”

I was in Long Island this last week and was able to visit a few historical sites as well as enjoy the natural surroundings of island. Long Island is steeped in history and despite its close proximity to New York City, in … Continue reading

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Legacy of Slave Ownership – Matthew McCrary’s Slaves Part 2

Slave ownership is sticky and not in good way.  I wanted to know what happened to Matthew McCrary’s slaves when he died (see past post). I haven’t found a document that told of the final disposition of his slaves in … Continue reading

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Genealogy Do Over Week 9 & 10 – Back at it again!

I returned to Genealogy Do Over this month with Week 9 & 10. Week 9 Conducting Cluster Research This is the concept of looking at your FAN club ala Elizabeth Shown Mills – Friends, Associates and Neighbors. It is something we … Continue reading

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