Newsworthy – A consolidated history

52 Ancestors

Ok, so, the obvious thing to write about with the topic of newsworthy is ancestors in the news. Interestingly, the only two families that made it into the newspapers with any frequency were Hugh Coomer (he who started the paint store c. 1890) and the grandchildren of Daniel Rhoades (through Clarence's line) in Fort Wayne...but … Continue reading Newsworthy – A consolidated history

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Will I Ever Catch Up?

52 Ancestors

So I missed three weeks, and am writing for a fourth. Prosperity Our most prosperous ancestor to date would be found on the Aleck side of our family.  The Alecks, Gages, and DeJeans did well in the face of adversity.  They didn’t become any Rockefeller’s, wouldn’t that be nice?  But they became affluential in their … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Will I Ever Catch Up?