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When I first began to climb my ancestral tree and research the names of my ancestors, the old home-places on which they once lived and tilled the land, the women they married, the children they raised together, I soon quickly learned that the names of all these kin-people had faces, too. They had lives of their own. Not unlike my own generation, these ancestors endured their own hardships each day, but went about it with pride and determination to achieve their goals. Being mostly farmers of the land, the Rowell?s and their wives had numerous children, as did their neighbors. Large families meant more hands in the fields to plow the crops and harvest those crops when they ripened at the vine. It would also mean more work for the transcriber who, years later, would attempt to track down these ancestors and their children. [MORE]
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A Cousin's Site
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Family Tree Maker(Created by Stephen Hadwin, Jim's Cousin)
Genealogical Research Helper Page
RootsWeb Guide to Tracing Family Trees No. 28
Swamp Fox - Revolutionary War