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Thanksgiving Genealogy Articles

November is upon us and with it Thanksgiving is soon to come. Dividing Ridge Genealogy would like to say how thankful we are to our followers, bloggers, guests, and supporters for visiting and participating in our articles this year. We hope everyone will find these Thanksgiving articles helpful, heartwarming, and as memorible as we did. To become a special guest blogger please visit our contact page and message us or visit us on social media. Happy Thanksgiving from our family tree to yours! ~Dividing Ridge Genealogy 

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The Great Blizzard of 1960

Natural disasters have been on the news lately and with the reminents of Hurrican Ian coming through our Carolina mountains with heavy rains and winds last week, it gave me pause as I thought about the natural disasters some of my ancestors have lived through. 

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Discovering your Patriot Ancestor

On this July 4th, we will not only celebrate our 246th year of American Independence, but we also have an opportunity to honor the memory of two of our Founding Fathers – John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. 196 years ago on the 4th of July, they both quietly passed away just four hours apart. They began as Founding Brothers and ended as rivals. Though they may have had political differences, neither one wavered in their untiring belief in the republican form of government they helped create.

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