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Searching for roots in Hannibal, Missouri.

Today we went to Palmyra, Missouri and Hannibal, Missouri.  My third great grandfather, Shadrach Woodson is said to have lived there.  We were hoping to find his grave, but did not have any luck.  We did find an obituary for … Continue reading

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Louisiana, Missouri and the Riverview Cemetery

We are back in Missouri doing family history research.  Louisiana is a quaint little town on the Mississippi River.  I will have to get a picture of it when we go back.  We started out at the Louisiana Public Library. … Continue reading

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Picture of my grandparent’s headstones

Wow, it is hard to believe that a month has passed since I have blogged.  Since I haven’t been to California for a long time, I am not able to visit the graves of my grandparents.  In fact, I have … Continue reading

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Google

Google is a great tool in genealogical research.  Every once in a while I will just google a name and I am blown away by what I can find.  This past week I was doing some research on the Woodson … Continue reading

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The Carnes Family

These photos are of the family of Joseph Milton Carnes and Mary Catherine Webb.  They had eleven children, nine who survived to adulthood.   There are so many great stories about this family, I don’t know where to start.  This … Continue reading

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Find A Grave

If you haven’t seen the website of find a grave yet, you should hurry over and take a look!  This is a great website that covers cemeteries worldwide.  People can set up memorials and pictures for their ancestors in the … Continue reading

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Asbury Cemetery

Last summer we went to Illinois and went cemetery hopping in Morgan County.  We had so much fun.  We found the headstones of many ancestors.  Asbury cemetery was a little tricky to find.  When we finally found it, it had … Continue reading

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