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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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The Evitts Family in Annapolis

In my last post, I gave some insight into the life of Seth Hill Evitts, my fifth great-grandfather.  I was so amazed when I “found” Seth and couldn’t believe that my family had roots in Maryland.  I had found records … Continue reading

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Seth H. Evitts: Revolutionary War Soldier, Quaker, and Abolitionist

I have not had a chance to post anything for a while because life has been crazy and I have been very busy researching a line of our family tree that I never knew existed!  After months of trying to … Continue reading

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