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Thread #32333   Message #424806
Posted By: Jeri
24-Mar-01 - 08:56 AM
Thread Name: Auctioning 1st Edition Child's Ballads
Sandy - "Riverside Press?!" Not "R_nich Profs?" Oh well. I think the "?" above is "the."

My mom got interested in genealogy, and took over what had already been done for her side of the family. The existing research was done because someone in the family was trying to get into the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). My mom got into it because of the history - the stories of who our ancestors were. One of them was Old Henry Francisco, born around 1686, fought in the Revolution (at 91 years old) and died when he was 120+ years old. (Then information I have says 134.) The results of her research fill up a 4-drawer file cabinet in the basement. One of these days...