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By TheGrams | My journey in researching Mary Edwards Cannon Taylor

Following the Bread Crumbs

It really hurts my heart when some parents disown or sever ties with their adult children for following their hearts or dreams. How torn one must be …

Photographs of Over Peover, Cheshire, England, UK, and Mainwaring family

+ Ellen dau. of Edward Minshull of Stoke in Cheshire. Children were Randle and Philip who died in infancy then Sir Thomas see below, Edmund, George …

Free Guide to Lancashire England Ancestors

Thomas Edwards

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Thomas Edwards (Twm o'r Nant) by an unknown artist, circa 1800-1810. …


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Per K.M.S. Ballaarat ii', and O. line), Captain E. Ashdown, to leave tor London on tho Ibi February. For London : …

Leonora Cannon

Leonora Cannon, a pretty English lady, belonged to the same church study group John did. Leonora had grown up in a privileged family and was chosen …

Cornelius Smelt

Cornelius Smelt (August 1748 – 28 November 1832) was an administrator who served as Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man from 1805 until his death …

Cornelius Smelt, 1832

Biography – WHITWORTH-AYLMER, MATTHEW, 5th Baron AYLMER – Volume VII (1836-1850) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography

WHITWORTH-AYLMER, MATTHEW, 5th Baron AYLMER, army officer and colonial administrator; b. 24 May 1775, the eldest of five children of Henry Aylmer, …

"Coming Out" During the Early Victorian Era

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Tombstone Tuesday -- Mary Edwards Cannon Taylor

In honor of Women's History Month, Lisa Alzo, The Accidental Genealogist, has brought back by demand: Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts.
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Fearless Females - Continued From Day One

..Continued from Day One - Favorite Female Ancestor ...
Do you have a favorite female ancestor? One you are drawn to or want to learn more about? …

Salt Lake City

Treasure Chest Thursday -- The Salt Lake City 14th Ward Album Quilt, 1857

While cousin Cindy was in Salt Lake City digging up everything she could find on our Piggott ancestors she found the book "The Salt Lake City 14th …

Photo Essay of Church History Sites in Liverpool and the Ribble Valley​

Craig James Ostler, “Photo Essay of Church History Sites in Liverpool and the Ribble Valley,” in Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History:

LLANRWST | As described in John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LLANRWST

LLANRWST, a town and a township in Denbighshire, and a parish, a sub-district, and a district all …

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Lewis C. Bidamon

Lewis Crum Bidamon (January 16, 1806 – February 11, 1891) was a leader in the Illinois militia that assisted Latter Day Saints in the 1846 "Battle of …

Joseph Smith

Welsh Mormon History

A Defense of the Saints (1)

Dan Jones

Amddiffyniad y Saint versus cyhuddiadau Thomas Jones, Merthyr, ac ereill.

(A defense of the Saints versus the …

British History

Liverpool to New Orleans 17 Sep 1842 - 11 Nov 1842

Ship NameSidneyVessel TypeShipDeparture17 Sep 1842 from LiverpoolArrival11 Nov 1842 at New OrleansSourceChurch Emigration Manuscript of 1842 (CHL); …