Category Archives: Ancestry

Happy Birthday Dad

Dear Dad, Happy Birthday Dad! It would be your 95th birthday today and I am thinking about your past life, and what it would possibly be today. If you wouldn’t have had to begin suffering strokes and then finally die … Continue reading

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My Uncle–A Memorial Day Story

We could never repay you… I posted this story last year, and am posting it again this Memorial Day, with a few edits. Thank you to all those who have served our country like my Uncle Art. Out of respect, … Continue reading

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The Love Of God

We sang the hymn, “The Love Of God,” in church Sunday and it has been on my mind all week. It is so rich and beautiful. When I searched for the exact words and history of the song, I was … Continue reading

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It’s all about Maggie…

This is the family who came across on the ship from the Netherlands in February of 1889.  When they traveled, they had seven children at the time, with the youngest one being only two months old.  This picture was taken … Continue reading

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