Month: May 2016

Background:  This is part of the Brown line that originated in Maryland and Pennsylvania. This family has ties to the Webster’s and Harlan’s of Lancaster County.  This family line has many branches that continued their journey West, some as far as …

Remembering Civil War Heroes Who Served Their Country This Memorial Day Read More »

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John Quincy Holladay and Ann Hays John Quincy Holladay John Quincy Holladay was born in Macomb, McDonough County, Illinois on March 30, 1847, to John Skirvin and Catherine (Fugate) Holladay.  His father John Skirvin Holladay was born in Gallatin County …

The Illinois Connection – “Dad got that look in his eye” Read More »

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James William Brown and Martha Jane Carper A bit of background on the Brown lines.  There are two different Brown lines in my family and both have ties to the Clearwater Valley.  In an attempt to avoid confusion I will …

Virginia Born – Idaho Bound… with a stop, or two, along the way Read More »

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Cavendish-Teakean Pioneers When Frederik Georg “George” and Boline Jørgine “Jørgine”  (Olsen) Frederiksen answered Johan “John” Olsen’s request to come to the United States, in 1909, and take over the aging man’s homestead, in North Central Idaho, little did they know of the …

Cavendish-Teakean Family History Read More »

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