Family history is meant to be shared, especially with our siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews. This blog is dedicated to the ancestors who left traces of their lives for us to find and share.
An interactive Rhoades family trees is available to view here, but it is a password protected website that I wish only to share with immediate family. If you are a member of my immediate family and you do not already have the password, please call or e-mail me.
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Dearest family. I worry that the mechanics of genealogy bore you despite my excitement at being able to extend another line just a little bit further. So, the first part of this post will be to tell the story of Eleanor Cobe’s grandmother, Eleanor Jane Newell, and I hope it is interesting. Then I will end it with … Continue reading Piecing together Eleanor Jane Newell Stockford
The month of June marks the full return to post-COVID normal in my world, as is evidenced by my lack of blog posts. And it will not get better for the rest of 2021 for me. In our haste to return to normal, my client/employer has opted to cram as much travel as possible into … Continue reading Letters Home: Grandma was a Rosie
It is Father’s day weekend! What better way to pay homage to my father than to post memories as written by him. The following is an abbreviated autobiography written by my father and slightly edited by me for blogging purposes. He grew up in a small South Dakota village; a place that he’s been known … Continue reading An Ode to Father