Tag Archives: Elizabeth Jane Swayze

Ancestor Biography – Catharine A. D. Walter

Howell-Darling-2017-Research Waters – Swayze – Darling Line By Don Taylor It seems like virtually every ancestor born before 1880 has a question regarding their birth. Catharine Waters is no exception to that. Most records I have found are consistent with … Continue reading

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Rufus Holton Darling (1816-1857)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 42 – Rufus Holton Darling (1816-1857) No Story Too Small It is always a problem when you can’t find a person in a US Census while they were alive. It is particularly frustrating … Continue reading

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Rufus Harry Darling (1857-1917)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 26 – Rufus Harry Darling (1857-1917) Rufus Harry Darling It is just plain fun to research for some ancestors. I found that my wife’s great grandfather Rufus was such an individual. Family legend … Continue reading

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Biography – Emma (Emily) Swayze Darling (1852-1918)

An Uncle Sam cartoon from 1852 (Thanks to the Marchand Archives, The History Project, UC Davis) [On this 161’st anniversary of Emma (Emily) Swayze Darling’s birth I  remember her and her life.]  The Studebaker Brothers established their wagon company, the … Continue reading

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