Category Archives: McConaughy Research and Stories

Wordless Wednesday – Marshall Parmenter Family

original in possession of Larry McConaughy

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Tombstone Tuesday – Where will I be laid to rest?

As a genealogist, death doesn’t bother me.  The dying part does, but not death.  I love wandering around cemeteries. And I spend time thinking about the problem of where I will be laid to rest.  As a Christian I realize … Continue reading

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Zada Violetta Brown – Sunday’s Obituary

Zada Violetta Brown (1871-1966) “Zada Violetta Brown, the daughter of Delbert and Margaret Gillian Brown, was born at Viola, Ia., on March 12, 1871 and passed away after a lengthy illness, July 5, at the age of 96 years.  She … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Obituary – Maria Parmenter

For my first Sunday’s Obituary post I thought I would post the most interesting family obituary I have.  There were actually three obituaries in three different local papers.  I will transcribe two of them here.  These obituaries, as well as … Continue reading

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Teaching Family History where it intersects with American History

Besides being a genealogist, one of my day jobs is as a homeschool teacher.  Twice a week I teach some classes with my kids and my sister’s kids.  This year one of our classes is American History and so I … Continue reading

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Genealogy Road Trip Account

I have been so busy since getting back from my roadtrip I haven’t had time to sort out and assimilate all of the information I gathered.  So for this blog I will tell you about the trip itself.  We left … Continue reading

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Porting over from the blog I got locked out of.

THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010 Wish List There are 2 things I am anxiously awaiting. The MAC version of FamilyTree Maker due out sometime this year and the 1940 census to be released in April of 2011! Posted by Rosanna at … Continue reading

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