Category Archives: World War I

William McNair (1798-1776) and the Road Less Traveled

We are taught not to have too many assumptions in genealogy, but one custom that is generally true, is that the oldest son inherits the family farm from his father.  When he does not inherit and follow the pattern, there … Continue reading

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Armistice Day – Remembering Ruth Downey (1893-1945)

Yesterday was Veteran’s Day in America and Armistice Day in Britain and the Commonwealth nations. It was an opportunity to honor all those who have served in the military and those who gave their lives to preserve our freedom. The … Continue reading

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