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So Why Do We Study Family History?

It’s a question asked by people who don’t quite understand it and have usually never tried it. The answers are usually sorted dependent upon who you’re asking. Some study their family history for medical reasons (a quick glance at our … Continue reading

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Skiles | Dent County, MO: The Mysterious Stone-Walled Burial Plot

When my husband, daughter & I traveled to Lenox, Dent County, Missouri during the Summer of 2013 we knew our intentions of locating the infamous Mount Hermon Cemetery. I call it infamous because most of those buried there are connected … Continue reading

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James Nickels

James Nickels, Sr. is not my direct line – he is my 6th great grand uncle and brother to my 6th Great Grandfather Jonathan Nichols/Nickles. I want to mention that all information is provided and researched by Brian Keith Nichols, Matthias … Continue reading

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SGT Amanda Pinson

SGT Amanda Pinson is my 1st cousin; our Mothers are sisters. I wanted to create a memorial page for her on my family history website so important dates are listed & kept updated. Born: 07.31.1984 in St. Louis, MO Died: … Continue reading

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Mine La Motte Cemetery, Mine La Motte, Madison Co., MO, USA

Source: http://files.usgwarchives.net/mo/madison/cemeteries/minelamo.txt MINE LA MOTTE CEMETERY Township 34N Range 7E Sec 29 Turn off OO Hiway & First Gravel Road To Right intothe cemetery. Madison County’s Oldest Cemetery. First graves were beleived to be here in 1774 after Indian attack upon … Continue reading

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Bufford Lee Nickles, Sr.

Bufford Lee Nickles, Sr. married Alma May Burnia Birth: 9 Feb 1909 in Missouri, United States Source: Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database on-line]. Death: Death: 15 Mar 1990 in Mineral Point, Washington, Missouri, USA Buried: New Diggins Cemetery; Springtown, Washington Co, MO Source: Ancestry.com. U.S., Social … Continue reading

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