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Chapter 44-A Firelight

Last month the national news kept our collective attention focused on the fires in Washington affecting thousands of families. This seems to be a yearly pattern on the west coast. A California friend travelled east this summer to her Massachusetts hometown and commented … Continue reading

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Chapter 20: Historically Low Military Pay

It wasn’t until I started researching the Nanney family that I considered the number of years our soldiers have received compensation for their service. Since my daughter endured a tour of Iraq, I am more aware of arduous military training, long … Continue reading

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Chapter 19: Head to the Fort

I have indicated the Nanneys hit the American shores in the early 1600’s. Another family that eventually made their way to my neighborhood was the Thomas Ledbetter family who settled first in Charles City County, VA, in 1635 (according to … Continue reading

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