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Virginia Memory Chancery Records Index

John P. Williams vs Admr of John P. Price – Case: 1836-011 Peter Howell Deposition Amanuensis Monday Finding records for ancestors in antebellum Virginia are always a treasure.  One of my favorite record sets is the Chancery Records Index available through Virginia … Continue reading

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The Estate of James Ashley Hobbs (1843-1920)

Amanuensis Monday Wills and probate records can provide valuable insight and speculation into family dynamics that I find fun to consider. Such is the case of James Ashley (J.A.) Hobbs (1843-1920). J.A. Hobbs was a civic leader. He was the … Continue reading

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Transcription of Will: Annie D. (Long) Hobbs

There have been many articles and blogs regarding the newly available Ancestry.Com Wills and Probate Records. I thought I would give it a try. My goal was to find wills for my Howell/Hobbs project. The Hobbs family lived in Martin … Continue reading

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Letter of Delores Sarah Brown Pribbenow dated Letter – 4 April 2005.

Amanuensis Monday  Transcript of Letter from Delores Brown Pribbenow I find Facebook to be one of the absolute best resources I’ve ever used for research. A few months ago I was able to “friend” a first cousin once removed. “BLZ’s” … Continue reading

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Clarence Eduard Huber Baptism Certificate. I’ll admit it, I don’t read German.  I try my best but sometime the characters don’t scan correctly to my eye.  Either way for Amanuensis Monday, I’ve given it my best shot but still come … Continue reading

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James Lane Video – Amanuensis Monday

James LANE Video – Amanuensis by Don Taylor. [In the 1970’s the Howells (Clarence, Shirley, Mary, Peter, Martha, Jerome, Libby, Elizabeth) & the Darlings (James & +Jane Darling) met with James Lane at the Pittsburgh airport. That meeting was video … Continue reading

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