Monthly Archives: January 2014

Errett Motter

Today’s post highlights Errett Motter, son of Andrew Motter and father of Joseph, Patricia and Leo Clair Motter. These photographs were taken between 1900 and 1903 at the Clutter photography studio in Ada, Ohio.  The photographs show Errett as an … Continue reading

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Happy Days!

January’s postcard was postmarked on January 18, 1909 at 4 PM in Bucyrus, Ohio. The card is addressed to: Miss Hazel Kimble Dola, Ohio RR#

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Finding Out that Your Ancestors Owned Slaves

For years I believed that I didn’t have to worry about finding slavery in my family tree because my ancestors didn’t come to this country until the mid-1840s.  Although those ancestors arrived prior to the Civil War, they lived in … Continue reading

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