Piecing together Eleanor Jane Newell Stockford

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

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