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Rutherford County, North Carolina – Locality Guide

Greetings, all As part of my participation in the ProGen Study Group, I have assembled a locality guide for Rutherford County, North Carolina.  While I have probably left a lot of resources out, I have also added a few obscure items … Continue reading

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A spring morning in April

Good morning!  It is a bright, but chilly, spring morning here in the SC Lowcountry following a downright nasty weekend filled with rain and unseasonably chilly temps.  Still below normal today, but at least the rain and clouds are gone. … Continue reading

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Many, many projects!

One of the things about being unemployed/retired (or whatever you want to call it) that has always surprised me to hear people say is that they are much busier than when they had a day job.  That is beginning to … Continue reading

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Thursday night – projects galore

Been an interesting couple of days here in the SC Lowcountry.  I’ve been working on stuff for a couple clients as I try to keep warm in this cold weather!  Yeah, I know many of you would scoff at temps … Continue reading

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TGIFriday

It is Friday, a chilly and sunny morning here in the SC Lowcountry.   And, glory be, all the new floors are down and the furniture is being moved back in as I type this message.  Boxes that were packed up … Continue reading

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Molasses Making Time

“Molasses Making Time” [circa 1935] By Edith Inez (Lovelace) Jenkins and used with her permission Molasses making was a time to look forward to.  People tried to grow enough cane and make enough molasses to last from one year to … Continue reading

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Awaiting the storm

Good morning! I’m sharing a cuppa coffee [_]7 with you this morning as I await the arrival of the ice/snow that is forecast for later today in the SC Lowcountry.  It’s chilly outside, and the temp is dropping.  The weatherpeople … Continue reading

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Fighting Technology

Well, it has been one of those mornings. My Seagate external drive that was being used to back up all our computers has now malfunctioned.  I have an extra one, thank heavens, but now I have to re-do the settings … Continue reading

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Monday Morning… Genealogy Society Meetings Are Good

Good morning, all! Hope everyone is doing well on this MLK Birthday celebration day.  If you’re off work for  the holiday, congratulations.  If you still have to work, my sympathies go out to you  🙂 I attended the monthly meeting … Continue reading

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South Carolina Dower Laws

Today I continue to transcribe some land transactions from Lancaster County (formerly a part of now-defunct Craven County), South Carolina dated in the 1770s and 1780s.  They involve the “lease and release” of a parcel of land originally granted to … Continue reading

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