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From Grandma, With Love | Rich Venezia

Family History, Guest Blogger By June 7, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

Grandma C. was a special lady. She always knew the right thing to say – always. She was Irish by descent, but cooked a mean Italian Sunday dinner. Perhaps most importantly, she knew how to have a good time. When we visited, it was a tradition to…

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Hilson: A Story Behind the Name | Madam Ancestry

Family History, Guest Blogger By December 1, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

My research began with a man by the name of Nathaniel Henry Hilson and his brother, Emmitt Henry Hilson.
Nathaniel was my great-grandfather. I was always told that he was from Oklahoma. One day I remember hearing a story that conflicted…

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Letters From Home | Heather Wylie

Family History, Guest Blogger By September 15, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

I grew up listening to family love stories. As a little girl I was often told that my paternal grandparents knew each other for a few weeks before they were married. How romantic! During World War II my paternal grandfather, Grandad, was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. My parents and other relatives told me that…

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MyCanvas GBS – Guest Bloggers!

Guest Blogger By August 18, 2015 Tags: , , , , , 2 Comments

As we mentioned before, we’ve asked guests from near and far to share inspirational stories relating to families, history, the research process, and preserving memories. Our sixteen guest bloggers are from around the world, and our Feature Guest Blogger loves Italian culture. We’re so excited to announce that joining us in this series is…

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