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Charles Edward Tracy

Charles Edward Tracy was the seventh and youngest child of John Edward and Maria Artlysia (Boblett) Tracy.  He was born December 5, 1872 in McLean, Illinois.  He was just a toddler when the family moved to Nebraska and attended school … Continue reading

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My Story

This past Spring I entered an essay in a nearby Genealogy Society’s Essay Contest.  It was supposed to be about us, our story.  I never heard back about my essay, I assume that means I didn’t win, but I thought … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – John Wesley Tracy resting on a bench

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Workday Wednesday – Shorthorn Cattle Breeder

John Wesley Tracy, Nebraska Pioneer, was an enterprising man.  Along with his dad and brothers he carved a prosperous farm out of the Nebraska prairie.  After his father died, Wesley bought out his siblings shares of the farm and by … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday – John Wesley Tracy

 

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John Wesley Tracy – Nebraska Pioneer

  John Wesley Tracy was my great grandfather.  He was the second son, sixth child, of John Edward and Maria Artlysia (Bobblett) Tracy.  He was born June 14, 1868 in Mount Hope, McLean, Illinois and moved with his family to … Continue reading

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Isaiah “Watson” Tracy ~ Guest post by Ernie Bootsma

Isaiah Watson Tracy, known as “Watson” to his family and friends, was born October 14, 1865 in Mt. Hope Township, McLean County, Illinois, merely months after the end of the U.S. Civil War.  Mt. Hope Township is located outside and Southwest of the … Continue reading

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