Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thinking too much about cemeteries

When I started my family history project, I didn’t think I’d be spending so much time on the topic of cemeteries. But when you keep coming upon roadblocks, as I have in my efforts to trace my New Jersey roots, the … Continue reading

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Is this a photo of my Civil War ancestor Samuel Davis Agin?

One of the most intriguing characters in my family tree is my great-great-grandfather Samuel Davis Agin. He was born in 1841 in East Amwell, New Jersey, the youngest child of John Agin, a carpenter, and his wife Catherine Durling Agin. … Continue reading

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Reflections on a year of family history blogging

It’s already been a year since I started to blog about my efforts to trace my ancestry through four family lines – the Kowals, Bosakowskis, Agins and Sabols. I had a few, modest goals. I wanted to organize my research … Continue reading

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