Monthly Archives: January 2014

Cemeteries – A Necessity!

My husband thinks there must be something wrong with me because I visit so many cemeteries with a backpack stocked with camera, notepad, water, bug repellent, people repellent (Mace), walking stick (useful for many things), and requests from other genealogists … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #2 Harvey David Trevathan

The second of my ancestors in the “52 Ancestors” series is the son of my first ancestor.  I remember my father saying that his father had a sad life.  Unfortunately, my grandfather’s early life was very much like his father’s … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors: #1 James Augusta Trevathan

 James Augusta Trevathan was born on 19 February 1862 to Thomas Leander Trevathan and Sena Roberta Gallion in Trevat, a small farming community in Trinity County, Texas, which was settled by Thomas Leander Trevathan and his mother, Rhoda Leander, sometime … Continue reading

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A New Year & A New Challenge

I am not a journalist or a storyteller and have never blogged anything in my life so this will truly be a challenge for me.  The purpose of this blog is to record and share my family history as I … Continue reading

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