1. William, Another Postboy

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    April 4, 2018 by auntkatefirmin

    William was a popular name in the Blackford family and I gambled that the death certificate of the William Blackford …
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  2. Thirteen million trees

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    March 29, 2018 by auntkatefirmin

    I’ve seen a few articles about an interesting study in the journal Science. In short, researchers at MyHeritage used trees …
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  3. Time flies

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    March 29, 2018 by auntkatefirmin

    While cleaning out my file cabinets I discovered that I had actually kept a journal for part of my semester …
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  4. Timothy the blacksmith

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    February 25, 2018 by auntkatefirmin

    I thoroughly enjoy investigating all the topics that arise as I explore the world of my ancestors. I like the …
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  5. Back to Badbury

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    February 23, 2018 by auntkatefirmin

    Dorothy (Seymour) Blackford was baptized in Chiseldon and born in the hamlet of Badbury. Dorothy’s aunt Elizabeth (Seymour) Gibbons lived …
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  6. The joy of Bishop’s Transcripts

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    January 25, 2018 by auntkatefirmin

    I’m fortunate that in researching the ancestors of Harriet Blackford we’ve managed to get back far enough that any additional …
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  7. When They Were 20 – Harriet

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    January 23, 2018 by auntkatefirmin

    This post is part of a series that will attempt to paint a picture of the influences in the lives …
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