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The Frenchman

My ancestors mostly came from the British Isles to the new world. However, there was a Frenchman [and woman of course] in there. Francois Lucas, son of Jean Lucas and Elizabeth Rollaire, was born August 8, 1663, and baptised in … Continue reading

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Lillie Margaret Wood

Lida died before I was born. A couple great grandmothers hung around until I arrived. The one I knew most of Lillie Margaret Wood Ryan. Lillie had a long hard life. She was a daughter of Berryman B. Wood. Her … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Berryman B. Wood

This is about Berryman Baughan Wood. Berryman B. is not related to Lida although all but three of her grandchildren are his great grandchildren. Berryman was the son of Solomon and Phebe Lucas Wood. His parents came from Greene County, … Continue reading

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Abe and Me

Where I come from is closely associated with Abraham Lincoln. “You can tell you are from Logan County because every school trip for 12 years was to Lincoln something.” [There are several counties which could say the same.] In addition, … Continue reading

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