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Friday’s Faces From the Past

John E Tracy & Linnie Livingston Pryor, Oklahoma 1909 Who is Linnie Livingston and why are the Tracy’s in Oklahoma?

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Sunday’s Obituary – Mary Artlysia Boblett Tracy Forbes

This is my great great grandmother Tracy’s obituary.  I love the last couple sentences here and hope someday people can say this about me. “To her death had no terrors, and with a strong faith in Him she had served … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday – Ann Tracy Watt letter

I have tried to transcribe this as written.  The paper is old and writing is faded.   I believe this letter was written to my Great Great Grandmother Maria Artlysia (Aunt Lissa) who was Ann’s sister in law, married to … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday – John Edward Tracy

Tombstone for John Edward Tracy in Council Cemetery, York County, Nebraska.  Tombstone is located in the middle of a bush near the middle of the cemetery which holds many of John Edward Tracy’s descendants and neighbors. John Edward Tracy was … Continue reading

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1940 Census

The 1940 census came out earlier this month.  Even though the images haven’t been indexed I have been having fun trying to find family members.  I found my Great Grandmother Maria Sophia living beside her sons Bryce and Everett with … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday – Maria Artlysia Boblit Tracy’s second marriage

Last summer I discovered that my great great grandmother, Maria Artlysia Boblit Tracy remarried after my great great grandfather John Edward Tracy died in 1896.  After digging around I found she remarried July 4, 1900 a John Burwell Forbes.  At … Continue reading

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Family Summaries

In preparing to write my great American Story I have been writing “Family Summaries” or “Character Sketches” of all the family members I plan to include in my book. I use all of the research I have and just write … Continue reading

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Textbook Autographs

I collect really old textbooks.  They aren’t worth much money but what makes my collection special to me is that most of them I inherited from my Grandma Gotcher who was a school teacher in a one room schoolhouse.  What … Continue reading

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