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New in GenTales on Medium: The Life and Death of Orilla Lincoln Ellis
She was a pioneer girl, married off at 14 to suffer through the ill fates of her children and poverty, only to spend her final days asking her neighbors to put her out of her misery. The puzzle pieces of her story don’t make the way things were seem like the Good Ol’ Days
In GenTales today, I offer a few shout-outs to helpful advice on collecting family history. If you get together with family this year, regardless of how you record the information – video, audio, or transcription – the information can be helpful in filling in gaps in vital records.
Read Holidays and family on Substack
New in the GenTales Substack newsletter is a snapshot of the family of Jacob Lincoln of Windham, Connecticut, as told in the vital records.
Read the lineage here.
New in GenTales on Medium – From Rags to Riches and Back Again
While writing the lineage books on my family, I noticed an interesting trend…
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An Irish immigrant lineage – the children of Henry O’Neill and Nancy Lee. An excerpt from My Lineage from the Roots Up, vol. 1
New in GenTales on Substack is a listing of the 20 children of two Prather sisters who married two cousins – one Sprigg and one Yates.
New in the GenTales newsletter on Substack – Military Records and Resources in the U.S.
Includes links to the National Archives and information on what is available and to whom, as well as FOIA request links.
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