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Great great great great great Grandad’s Church

Great great great great great Grandad’s Church

Posted 07 October 2010 | By | Categories: Family, Genealogy | 2 Comments

Sunday I did something I bet most of you have never done.  I attended services in the church my G-g-g-g-g Grandfather Matthias House attended. This church was organized in 1717 for and by Germans who had moved to this area just outside Madison, VA.  The church was built in 1740 and added to over the [...]

Maryland History

Maryland History

Posted 30 September 2010 | By | Categories: Family, Fiber Arts, Genealogy, HCHS, Travels | 3 Comments

Those of us at the Humboldt County Historical Society were rightly proud of our facility, the Barnum House.  The Historical Society of Frederick Maryland has a pretty nice facility of their own. Earlier this week I spent the day in their library.  I had a great visit, doing some serious genealogical work.  There was a [...]