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Costa Rica Naturaleza

There are other countries in the world that enjoy divinely inspired natural landscapes, but Costa Rica boasts a higher biodiversity than Europe and the United States combined. Its small size also means that travelling from cloud forest to coastline and … Continue reading

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Early New England Public Offices

It seems that every other immigrant to New England in the 17th C. held public office.    I’ve tagged over 150 of my ancestors with the category “Public Office” because they held one of these public offices.  With annual terms for … Continue reading

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Shakespearean Ancestors

This post includes ancestors who were portrayed in Shakespeare’s plays, inspired characters, connected with Shakespeare or with figures in his Histories. Navigate this Post 1. Shakespeare’s Life 2. The Tempest 3a. The Tragedy of Julius Caesar 3b. Antony and Cleopatra … Continue reading

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Far Corners of the World

One of the most enjoyable parts of writing this blog is getting visitors from around the world. My rarest visit so far has been one hit from North Korea.  The smallest place with a visitor so far is Niue with … Continue reading

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Cousins of the Golden West

Ancestors, Uncles, Aunts and Cousins who migrated west of the Rockies prior to 1900. 1850 – Sacramento William Lewis BLAIR’s son-in-law  John George Anderson was born in Jul 1859 in Monroeville, Colusa, California.  He was 35 years older than Beulah. … Continue reading

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Artistic Works and Representation 2

Paintings, Statues, Poems, plays, novels, and movies by or about our ancestor and his family. Navigate this Post. Back to Part 1 1. Books 2. Drawing/Etchings 3. Movies 4. Museum Exhibits 5. Painting/Portraits Part 2 6. Plays 7. Poetry 8. … Continue reading

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Artistic Works and Representation 1

Paintings, Statues, Poems, plays, novels, and movies by or about our ancestor and his or her family. Navigate this Post. Part 1 1. Books 2. Drawing/Etchings 3. Movies 4. Museum Exhibits 5. Painting/Portraits Part 2 6. Plays 7. Poetry 8. … Continue reading

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