Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Road up to Shiloh Church

Located in the Southern part of Scott County, Arkansas, the cemetery where several of my Cartwright ancestors are buried is by no means easy to find. Even if you have been there before, it can be difficult to find. Although … Continue reading

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From West to East

I was born in Castro Valley, California in 1957 not far from where the American frontier was believed to come to its end. In fact, the train station in Niles was originally built as the first stop of the transcontinental … Continue reading

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From East to West

The journey west is the classic American saga of the immigrants. It is the story that frames the lives of the earliest Wooten ancestor (an indentured servant near Jamestown as part of the Virginia Colony) as well as the Sullivans … Continue reading

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