A tombstone in my van…

On Saturday, I picked up another collection for the Genealogy Library Center. It includes city directories for Michigan, county histories, an atlas, an original county birth and death register, some miscellaneous books, and a limestone grave marker for James Barnhill of Kentucky who was born in 1780! His family were early settlers in Kentucky.

Soon I will have the full story behind the tombstone to share with you. I need the story, so you won’t think I have been guilty  of robbing graves. Besides, the story is quite interesting.

Later this week, I will make another short trip to Oregon to pick up another part of the Conner-Bishop Library which has been coming to Tremonton for almost two years. Ruth Bishop’s own genealogy files are now here. And this is the Surname and Locality Lists for those files:

Surnames
Adams
Adford
Adriaess
Allyn
Anderson
Babcock/Badcock
Baker
Baldwin
Barnes
Bateman
Beach
Biddle
Bishop
Blakeman
Blanchard
Briggs
Broughton
Bruen
Bryan(t)
Buckles
Burkhardt
Burmester
Buxton
Chamberlain
Chandler
Clark(e)
Clements
Coddington
Condit
Conner
Cook
Coon
Cory
Coshow
Cox
Crane
Crissy
Curtis
Cutler
Dalton
Dawes
Day
Dickinson
Dietrich
Doolittle
Dyer
Eddy
Elliott
Elmore
Fahy
Fairbanks
Farley
Ferris
Fitch
Ford
Franklin
Fricke
Frost
Gabrielson
Gager
Gardner
Gidds
Gifford
Glover
Godfrey
Guild
Hackley
Hahn
Hall
Harris
Hawley
Henige
Hill
Hoffman
Hoyt
Hull
Humphrey
Huntington
Hutchinson
Ives
Jaquith
Jarvis
Jenkins
Jewell
Jones
Jordan
Kay
Knapp
Lang
Larson
Lawrence
Lee
Lister
Little
Littlefield
Loveridge
Lyon
Marsh
Marshall
Maxewell
McGee
Meeker
Mein
Miles
Miller
Moss
Muir
Neff
Nelson
Oslin
Paine (Pane)
Parker
Parmellee
Peck
Pierson
Pope
Posey
Preston
Putnam
Quereau
Raymond
Riggs
Roberts
Rolfe
Ross
Royce
Saint John
Sale
Salisbury
Sayre
Scofield
Seeley
Shedd
Shephard
Shrewsbury
Shuck
Slingsby
Small
Smith
Stanard
Starr
Street
Strickland
Strong
Swain
Swinerton
Teague
Thompson
Throckmorton
Travis
Tweed
Upton
Van Hoy
Voss
Walker
Wallace
Webb
Weed
Westlund
Wheeler
Williams
Wilson
Wood
Woodcock
Zimmerman

Places
Alabama
Arkansas
British Isles
California
Canada
Connecticut
England
Georgia
Germany
Great Lakes
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Ireland
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Mid-Atlantic
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
New England
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Scotland
South Carolina
Sweden
Upper South
Utah
Virginia
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin

Family files can be among the most important resources you have access to. Your favorite Genealogist, Arlene Eakle http://arleneeakle.com

PS Stay tuned. I have a lot more to share with you and remember, 1 September, I will begin to post daily.

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