Category Archive: Genea Resources

Dec 28

Happy New Year!


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Dec 26

White Christmas


I’ve been in Georgia for 25 years and this was my first White Christmas. Of course, as in most southern states, the event caused a great many safety concerns, particularly in the late afternoon and evening when temperatures dropped below 32 and the highways and byways began to ice over. Fortunately I wasn’t on the …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas


Dec 19

My How You’ve Changed!


Goodness, how things can change on the Internet, seemingly just overnight. Recently two of my most frequently used websites have had face-lifts. FamilySearch ( and the National Archives ( Surely the changes are for the best, but I sometimes resent having to make the time to learn the new functionality, change bookmarks, and just find …

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Nov 26

Fine Friends

Thankful for Special Friends

I count my blessings every day–I am thankful for so many things! Yesterday, Thanksgiving Day, was no exception. My friends the Tomlins and Walkers endured the long drive to Big Canoe and joined me at my little cottage here in the woods for dinner. Following dinner we all decorated the little Christmas tree in my …

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Nov 24

Thanksgiving traditions

Alice M. (Brown) Perkins

When I was growing up thanksgiving day was always spent with my Nana Perkins, her sister-in-law, Etta Belle (Perkins) Rowell, and Etta’s daugher (Eleanor Shaw) and family. Dinner was held either at Nana Perkins house in Loudon  or the Shaw farm in Chichester. The fixin’s were fairly traditional, except for an occasional lobster and Nana’s …

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Nov 07

In Memory of Our Veterans

Mary Evelyn Tomlin, Narayan Sengupta, & Nathan Jordan

Many of us were honored yesterday to attend an event honoring our veterans at the National Archives at Atlanta–From Bunker Hill to Kabul: The Search for Family Stories in the National Archives. Nathan Jordan, a West Point graduate who served five years and was recalled in 2006 to serve a year in Afghanistan, presented a …

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Nov 02

New Beginnings

Anamnesis: Musings by Linda is publish with multiple purposes. First of all the blog will be a means of honoring my ancestors. I will also share crafty things and recipes, or whatever I’m so moved to write about. I was motivated by Dear Myrtle during her recent Webinar sponsored by Legacy. Hopefully I’m ready to …

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