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Genealogical Breakthrough

You may remember back in November I wrote about my great-grandfather Winslow, with two possible stories of how, where, and when he died (with slight additional variations) and my ever-thwarted attempts to find out what the real story was. In … Continue reading

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Where in Time Is Winslow B. Montney?

So I have this great-grandfather. He stands out amongst my father’s lineage because the men almost all lived long lives, but he did not. Dad almost made 86; his father reached 90; his great-grandfather the Civil War captain got to … Continue reading

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When George and Joe and Charles and Henry and Levi and Byron Come Marching Home

For this Veteran’s Day, I’m going to reach back to the American Civil War. A few weeks ago I discovered a news article written by someone who’s apparently a cousin to me about my great-great-grandfather (and namesake) and his brothers. … Continue reading

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