Tag Archives: New Brunswick

Closure on my great-grandfather Jacob Sylvester Agin

In earlier posts, I have wrote about the challenge of learning much of anything about my great-grandparents Jacob Sylvester Agin and Mathilde (Tillie) Miller. I know from census data that they married in 1892 or thereabouts – but I have … Continue reading

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Talking family history with Aunt Nancy

A couple months back, I got reacquainted with my Aunt Nancy Agin, who was married for many years to my mother’s younger brother Harry. After their separation, I only saw her a few times. I can’t remember the last time … Continue reading

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My mother’s family in the 1940 census

The 1940 census was released to the public in April, 72 years after it was taken. It is all available on ancestry.com but only a few states are indexed by name. But if you know where your ancestors lived in … Continue reading

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Zeroing in on Jacob and Tillie Agin

A year into my little family history research project, I have made some progress in piecing together the story of my maternal great-grandparents Jacob and Tillie Agin. But there is still so much I don’t know. I know that Jacob … Continue reading

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Old obituaries yield new clues about my grandparents’ families

In the space of a year, I have made a lot of progress researching my mother’s side of the family. I have traced the ancestry of my maternal grandfather Harry Agin back to my fourth great-grandfather James Agin (1759-1836), a … Continue reading

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Anna Sabol Agin

Of my four grandparents, my maternal grandmother Anna Sabol Agin was the only one I ever got to know as an adult. Anna was born on September 13, 1904 in Raritan, New Jersey and she lived her whole life in … Continue reading

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Harry A. Agin

My maternal grandfather Harry Agin was born on December 13, 1900 in South Brunswick, New Jersey. He died in North Brunswick, New Jersey in July 1970. Harry’s parents were Jacob S. and Tillie Agin. His father was born in East … Continue reading

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