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Bits of history from our familes


Hamilton DNA Test

Sue has received her DNA test results as well. The great thing about this test is that it works for everyone. In year’s past, the most popular of the DNA test was one that only looked at markers on the Y Chromosome – so it was only for males. There are some similarities between our […]

Mary Jane Day (1840 – 1902)

We have been working on the Day family name for many years as part of the work on my wife’s side of the family. Her grandfather’s (William Leo Crawford) mother was a Day (Carrie Day). We have traced back a number of generations, but have not been as successful as we would like with Mary […]

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Crawfords from Brown Co, Ohio

My Mother-in-law’s maiden name is Crawford. So, it was only natural to start collecting information on the Crawford family name. The first generation was easy. William Leo Crawford (1892 – 1966). William married Anna Edith Kirk and they had 6 kids, 3 boys and 3 girls). They lived in Washington Twp, Brown Co, Ohio, not […]

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