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Family History Notes: My Fathers Side

My Father’s Mother -Cecelia Jacquinot Halley



My grandmother is 93 years old and was a great help to me. She lives in New Jersey so most of our conversations were by phone. We spent many hours talking about family history; I enjoyed her stories of how she grew up on a Kansas farm. One night asking her questions about her family. She was telling me about the church she was baptized and married in. I went online to research the church and found an article Legend of Greenbush… Continue

Added by Kathleen Melendez on November 24, 2009 at 9:49pm — No Comments

Family History Notes: My Mother's Side

Both of my mother’s parents are deceased so I relied on her for information. We got as far as her mother’s parents and their children then we were stuck. One of my grandmother’s sisters was still alive so I wrote to her asking if she would help me with the family tree, hoping she would remember me, I have not seen her for years. She did and she was very helpful. She wrote down everything she knew; her parent’s names and birth dates, even her mother’s maiden name! Her brothers and sisters birth… Continue

Added by Kathleen Melendez on November 24, 2009 at 9:43pm — No Comments

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