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  1. Book Notes – On a Burning Deck. The Road to Akron & Return to Akron

    Book Notes – On a Burning Deck. The Road to Akron & Return to Akron

    On a Burning Deck. The Road to Akron. An Oral History of the Great Migration vol. 1. & On a Burning Deck: Return to Akron. By Tom Jones. (2017. Pp. 298. $18.95. Paperback. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: http://www.onaburningdeck.com/) ISBN: 978-1-5440-2537-7 & 978-1545565766. Akron, Ohio native Tom Jones presents a fascinating story...

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  2. Ties That Bind: A Kentucky Family’s Westward Migration and Their Friendship with Abraham Lincoln

    Ties That Bind: A Kentucky Family’s Westward Migration and Their Friendship with Abraham Lincoln

    By: Christopher L. Starr I have yet to meet a genealogist that did not have at least one amazing story to share about the unexpected path that their research took.  As my own research progressed, this native New Englander was very surprised by the western turn made by my family....

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  3. The Daniel Boone Connection

    The Daniel Boone Connection

    The Daniel Boone Connection & The Search for the Parents of Harvey Turner By: Francis E. Mudd, III I. Daniel Boone vs. Davy Crockett One evening, in the mid-to-late 1950s, my maternal aunt, Mary Lee Kelly (Weibel) Littlefield, while visiting my family, informed us that we were related the famous frontiersman, Daniel...

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