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'Old St. Paul's Church:  Catawba County's Oldest By Far'
"Old St. Paul's Church: Catawba County's Oldest By Far"

By Anne Huffman

Copy of article in "Hickory Daily Record," June 6, 1970 - Reprinted Sunday, March 26, 2006 
 
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<b>Will of Richard Penrose</b> proved 1 Sept 1818
Will of Richard Penrose proved 1 Sept 1818
 
 
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A Letter from Jessie Penrose Jones to her Father, Charles Penrose
A Letter from Jessie Penrose Jones to her Father, Charles Penrose
In June 1914 Jessie was in Washington, DC with her daughter Gladys, helping to care for her daughter Vida Jone Bradford. Vida was recovering from the birth of her daughter Lucile Bradford.

Jessie explains some of her frustrations with genealogical research. She also complains about the heat.

This letter was transcribed and printed in the Penrose Publication. 
 
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A Sketch of the History of the TAYLOR FAMILY
A Sketch of the History of the TAYLOR FAMILY
Posted by: Shirley Norton (ID *****3439)
In Reply to: Re: Margaret Jane Curlett b. 1742, VA by Olive Herman

http://genforum.genealogy.com/curlett/messages/20.html
Written by H.D. Taylor and read by Dr. Pendleton at the Taylor re-union at Beaver Dam, KY. Sept. 9, 1875.

This memorial was over six pages long and was mostly about Harrison Taylor and his descendants. There was a part about Harrison Taylor's wife, Jane Curlett:

Extracted and edited by Roy Richard Thomas July 2007 
 
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Albert G. Payne (1855-1939)
Albert G. Payne (1855-1939)

William Travis, History of Clay County, Indiana (Vol. II, 1909)

Edited by Roy Richard Thomas August 2007 
 
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ANCESTRY AND DESCENDANTS OF DANIEL COLE
By John G. Hunt
ANCESTRY AND DESCENDANTS OF DANIEL COLE By John G. Hunt
John G. Hunt wrote in an article published in The American Genealogist, Vol. 42: ORIGIN OF THREE EARLY PLYMOUTH FAMILIES: COLE, COLLIER , AND CLARKE "  
 
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Around Truro
Around Truro
The Hornblower Family introduced the Baptist religion to Cornwall. 
 
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Articles and letters by Jabez Carter Hornblower
Articles and letters by Jabez Carter Hornblower
A list of published writings of J. C. Hornblower, often attributed to Jonathan Carter Hornblower, who was actually Jonathan Hornblower, Junior. 
 
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As You Are Mine
As You Are Mine
Note from Susan Richter-Beckley - 7 Jun 2007: This morning I was looking through a little box on my dresser for something else and came across a crumbling piece of newspaper...it was a poem Daddy had cut out of the paper when he and Mom were first married and had given to her. She kept it in her wallet for the rest of her life. She made me promise to always keep it. I'm afraid it's not all together anymore---but I wrote down what it said before it deteriorated too much. It reads: 
 
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Austin Carl Wehrwein won Pulitzer for series on Canada
Austin Carl Wehrwein won Pulitzer for series on Canada

Obituary by AMY RABIDEAU SILVERS, 30 Apr 2008 
 
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Barnetts and Listers of Putnam County, Indiana
Barnetts and Listers of Putnam County, Indiana
The Barnetts and Listers were neighbors and their proximity led to various interrelationships.

Extracted by Roy Richard Thomas 
 
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Brazil, Clay County, Indiana History from Incorporation to 1909
Brazil, Clay County, Indiana History from Incorporation to 1909

Extracted from William Travis, History of Clay County, Indiana, Vol. I (1909). 
 
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Charles Donald Vernon History
Charles Donald Vernon History
This life story of Don Vernon is lovingly written by his son Tom Vernon. 
 
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At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
 
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Dedicated to Me and Myself
Dedicated to Me and Myself
Poem by Eva Catherine Davis Penrose 
 
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Diary of Edwin Stratford
Diary of Edwin Stratford
A brief history of the Stratford family

 
 
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Diary of Edwin Stratford
Diary of Edwin Stratford
History of Stratford family  
 
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Dickenson Family History written by Ralph Conrad Dickenson (4.4 MB file)
Dickenson Family History written by Ralph Conrad Dickenson (4.4 MB file)
Ralph Dickenson was the son of Bessie Peck and includes a history of the Peck family. In additon to his Dickenson family history he tells the story of his wife's family as well, the Martins. Ralph was an intelligent man who was very careful with his work. He lived most his life in Clinton, Indiana and knew the family history well. 
 
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Economy and Culture由eadings, 1800-1845:
Speculation, Morality, and the
Panic of 1837

Compiled and Edited by Roy Richard Thomas
Economy and Culture由eadings, 1800-1845: Speculation, Morality, and the Panic of 1837 Compiled and Edited by Roy Richard Thomas
To View this Fascinating History click on this link:
PANIC OF 1837  
 
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Economy and Culture由eadings, 1845-1865:
Speculation, Morality, and the
Panic of 1857

Compiled and Edited by Roy Richard Thomas
Economy and Culture由eadings, 1845-1865: Speculation, Morality, and the Panic of 1857 Compiled and Edited by Roy Richard Thomas
To View this Fascinating History click on this link:
PANIC OF 1857  
 
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At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
 
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Erold Clark Wiscombe (ECW) 'Descendants of James Otis Barnett and Elizabeth (Betsy) Keller ...' Download LARGE PDF
Erold Clark Wiscombe (ECW) "Descendants of James Otis Barnett and Elizabeth (Betsy) Keller ..." Download LARGE PDF
This is the entire 88 page document. It is a very large file about 40 Mega Bytes which could take a long time to download if you do not have a fast Internet connection.

It is in the popular Adobe PDF format. 
 
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GIVEN NAMES, JUDAISM, AND JEWISH HISTORY
GIVEN NAMES, JUDAISM, AND JEWISH HISTORY
 
 
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Gray/Penrose Marriage Certificate
Gray/Penrose Marriage Certificate
 
 
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History of the Department of Agricultural Economics 1909-1972 at the University of Wisconsin - Madison Wisconsin - references to Carl F. and brother George S. Wehrwein.
History of the Department of Agricultural Economics 1909-1972 at the University of Wisconsin - Madison Wisconsin - references to Carl F. and brother George S. Wehrwein.
 
 

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