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My great-great-grandmother married a “woman hater”

When I learned my great-grandfather Jacob Agin had married a German immigrant named Tillie, I wondered how I’d ever find her maiden name or who her parents were. But I soon happened upon census records showing that my grandfather Harry … Continue reading

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Jacob and Tillie Agin

My great-grandfather Jacob Sylvester Agin was born on December 19, 1868 in Hopewell, New Jersey. He was the oldest child of Samuel Davis Agin, a Civil War veteran who had recently returned home to start a family with his new … Continue reading

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Identifying my eight great-grandparents

When I started my little family history project two months ago, I could only name two great-grandparents. Now I can finally identify all eight. The last holdout was a great-grandmother on my father’s side, the mother of my grandfather Alex … Continue reading

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