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feature 1 CHARLES W. PENROSE was from famous HORNBLOWER family of Cornwall, England Their work with steam engines put them at the forefront of the industrial revolution in England, Cornwall, USA, Sweden and Holland for four generations. At first they were colleagues with the famous James Watt. When they started getting their own patents he became their challenger. Read their biolgraphies: JOSEPH HORNBLOWER, JONTHAN HORNBLOWER, SR, and the controversial JABEZ CARTER HORNBLOWER.

feature 2 ROY RICHARD THOMAS is a major contributor to this site. He has donated hundreds of hours collecting biographies, photos, headstones, cemetery information, and historical information for the members of the DEAL, THOMAS, WEHREIN, and many other families. Be sure and check WHAT'S NEW to see his latests contribution to our site. We are deeply indebted to him for his contributions. We express our sincere appreciation to him.

feature 3 SUSAN W. HOWARD shares her FAMILY BIOGRAPHIES. She has spent years compiling information about family members and has written biographies that she feels are as well documented as they can be. These personal histories have links to vital records and other family members that are in our family database. INDEX OF BIOGRAPHIES.

feature 4 KehilaLink at JewishGen for REZEKNE, LATVIA JewishGen announced the site April 6, 2014. ESTHER RECHTSCHAFNER, a resident of Kibbutz Ein-Zurim, in Israel, a professional researcher and Jewish Historian, allowed me to collaborate with her on this project. Her grandmother came from this city as did my grandfather, ABE HORWITZ and his large family. Click here to check our links to REZEKNE including photos and people.

 
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