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Amanuensis the Easy Way

Amanuensis Monday By Don Taylor A few years ago, I wrote a post about my wife’s 4th great-grandfather, Lewis Bryan (1755-1830) and that he had purchased his land from Robert Bryan. That post received several comments. One included a clue … Continue reading

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Deed Transfer – Robert Bryan to Lewis Bryan

Amanuensis Monday – Howell Research – 3 April 1794 Transcription & Interpretation by Don Taylor [Source: Martin County Old Deed Records. Book C, Pages 248 and 249.] This Indenture made this the 3rd day of April in the year of … Continue reading

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Martha Ann Bryan Long (1820-c.1900)

52 Ancestors #15 – Martha Ann Bryan Long (1820-c1900) Bio –Martha Ann Bryan Long (1820-c.1900) Martha Ann Bryan was born on the 24th of April, 1820, the fourth of nine children of John W Bryan and Cherry Price of Martin … Continue reading

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Lewis Bryan (1755-1830)

52 Ancestors #8 – Lewis Bryan (1755-1830) Birth:  2 March 1755 – Oak City, Halifax County, North Carolina. There are several sources regarding Lewis’ birth that indicate he was born on March 2nd, the year is somewhat in question.  The … Continue reading

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Veterans Day – 11/11/2013 – Howells & Darlings

Veterans Day – 11/11/2013 – The Howells & Darlings General Frank Alton Armstrong Official USAF Photo The Howell/Hobbs line has had many in the military.  Certainly, the most famous of them is Greybeard’s 1st cousin, Frank Alton Armstrong. During World War … Continue reading

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