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John Smalley Marriage Proof

How I Found My 8th Great-grandparents Marriage Record We hope that the filtered water produced by this product will bring more health to your home life. water filter 3 Whirlpool filter If you are unfamiliar with water filter, please forgive … Continue reading

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Tell You My Story

I’ve been told not to get hung up on name spellings but it is hard.  I was born a DASHEL.  My father told us that his last name was spelled Daeschle when his father immigrated from Odessa. He also told … Continue reading

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John Smalley — Pilgrim to Plymouth Colony

John Smalley was my 8th great-grandfather: He arrived in Plymouth Colony (Massachusetts) in 1632 from England. Where and when he was born is not documented. There are many documents from Plymouth Colony that mention John. He served on several juries … Continue reading

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A Different Time

Lucky us, to live in the Skagit Valley during the Great Depression and World War II. We grew vegetables and berries, had fruit trees, and kept chickens on our Sedro-Woolley plot and got dairy products from farms on the edge … Continue reading

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Peter Rasar

Peter was born in 1847 in Blount County, Tennesee. He made his first journey to Skagit County, Washington in 1884 travelling by train to Seattle, then by steamer to LaConner where he continued his journey to Edison then onward to … Continue reading

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George Gilbert Ridgeway

The only things I have of my great grandfather are his name and his stories. His name was George Gilbert Ridgeway. He was born in Lacon, Illinois on April 8th, 1871. I never got to know him as he died … Continue reading

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