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Robert Hunter Harrison

Robert Hunter Harrison was my 3rd great uncle. He was born on January 18, 1887, in Norfolk, VA, the youngest of the six Harrison sons born to Samuel H. Harrison (1842-1896) and Louisa Hunter Harrison (1850-1897). He was an accomplished tailor who worked in the very successful tailor shop, Chas. S. Carter, in Norfolk, VA.… Read more “Robert Hunter Harrison”

As Seen on Ancestry.com

I recently saw this message posted on an Ancestry user’s profile page: “Do not contact me if you are not willing to share … I HAVE HAD IT UP TO HERE WITH THE MESSAGES FROM PRIVATE TREES” I mean, really, it can be annoying as anything to have someone reach out and request family history… Read more “As Seen on Ancestry.com”

African American Funeral Programs

There is a well-spring of genealogical information contained in African-American funeral programs. The names and photos lovingly and conscientiously placed in these articles of sorrow and celebration are very important to consider in your family history search. According to the Georgia Public Library Service, “Funeral programs provide valuable social and genealogical information, typically including a… Read more “African American Funeral Programs”

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