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Genealogy Education Plan

With traveling and focusing on training to improve my genealogy research and writing skills, I haven’t posted on the blog for awhile. In April, I finished the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Genealogy Education Programs (GEP I, II and … Continue reading

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Samuel Musgrave – Revolutionary War Soldier and “Indian Spy” #5 in 52 Ancestors

Samuel Musgrave (Musgrove) was a Revolutionary War soldier who fought under General Washington in the Battle of Brandywine. The battle between the Americans and the British army under General Howe took place on September 11, 1777 near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Constitution Week Celebration – Daughters of the American Revolution

The tradition of celebrating the Constitution was started many years ago by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The aims of the celebration are to (1) emphasize citizens’ responsibilities for protecting and defending the Constitution, preserving it for posterity;  … Continue reading

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Eoff – Jacob, Peter and Isaac: Three Generations of Patriots

In an earlier post, we discussed the Palatine German migration and our first ancestor, Han Jacob Eoff who died in 1710 while still in quarantine on Governor’s Island, New York. His widow, Magdalena was listed with two children, John Jacob Offin age 8, and … Continue reading

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