Category: Pennsylvania

Background – I have spent the last several years seeking information on my GGG-Grandfather Ellwood Brown and his involvement in the Underground Railroad, after reading his biography and discovering my GGG-Grandmother’s obituary, which mentioned them helping to run the movement, …

Ellwood Brown – Stalwart Abolitionist, Dedicated to Freedom Read More »

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Patriotism is one of the noblest and loftiest emotions of the heart, it should be along with our religion and our homes the first best thought.  Where would be today our happy homes, if it was not for this strong …

Patriot, Political Activist & Progressive – Emma Webster (Brown) Harlan – A 19th Century Woman Read More »

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Following is a post about a very special person, who is a big part of my childhood memories of ‘The Hill.’   Olive (Herring) Preussler is not a blood relation to my family but I called her Grandma.  I don’t know how many of the other kids …

Grandma Preussler – Olive Vada Herring Read More »

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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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