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MORE FROM THE SHORE
Newsletter Highlights




One of the most exciting and useful benefits of LDGS membership is the included subscription to our great newsletter, "More From the Shore". Here are some highlights from our most recent issue (Fall 2015):


  • Article and Photographs: Nagging Genealogical Doubt: The Figgs Family
  • Article: The 1912 Cambridge Typhoid Fever Outbreak
  • Mailbag: Queries Submitted to the LDGS
  • Article: Opening Pandora's Box - The Cold Phone Call
  • History: A letter from President Nixon expressing condolences to the family of a Delmarva soldier killed in Viet Nam
  • Tidbit: The Kinnikin "Balloon Farm"
  • Article and Photographs: Dorothy Kirby reuniting a young, childless, never-married ancestor with family through a Laurel thrift shop find
  • Tidbit: E. Pluribus Unum Morris Cannon
  • Lyrics: The Unquiet Grave - a poignant English folk song
  • Tips: Digitized newspapers
  • Article: The 1897 Powellville Dipththeria Outbreak
  • Article: The Blue Laws of Tangier Island
  • Photo Essay: Images from the Grave - portraits of the deceased on headstones
  • Numerous interesting clippings of advertisements and news about folksy happenings from old area newspapers offering a tangible glimpse into the lives our ancestors lived
SURNAMES found in this issue include …
ADKINS
ABBOTT
ACKLEY
ADAMS
ALLEN
ALVAREZ
ARNALL
BACON
BALLARD
BATCHELDER
BAYLY
BEAUCHAMP
BENNETT
BEYDE
BIRD
BLOODSWORTH
BOUNDS
BRITTINGHAM
BROWN
BRYAN
BUNTING
BURBAGE
BUTLER
BYRD
CANNON
CANTWELL
CARROLL
CHAILE
CHATHAM
COLE
COLLIER
COLLINGS
COLLINS
CONNORTON
CREIGHTON
CROCKETT
CULLIN
CURRY
CURTIS
DASHIELL
DAUBERT
DAURA
DAVIS
DEVINE
DICKERSON
DIX
DIZE
DORMAN
DOVE
DUKES
DULANEY
DUNN
EIDER
ELDERDIEE
ELZEY
ESHAM
EVANS
EWELL
FAUNCE
FIGGS
FISHER
FOOKS
FRANKLIN
FREENEY
FROST
FULTON
GEMMILL
GEORGE
GIBBONS
GILES
GODWIN
GOMEZ
GOODMAN
GOSLEE
GRAY
GREEN
GRIFFIN
HACKMAN
HALL
HANDY
HASTING
HELMKE
HENRY
HICKMAN
HOLLETT
HOLLOWAY
HOOPER
HOPKINS
HOWARD
HUMPHREYS
INSLEY
JACOBS
JENKINS
JOHNSON
JONES
JUSTICE
KELLAM
KIBBLE
KILLMAN
KINNIKIN
KIRBY
LEWIS
LLOYD
LONG
LOVELL
LOWERY
LYNCH
MACCLEMMY
MADDOX
MALONE
MARRINER
MARSHALL
MARTIN
MCBRYDE
MCCLEMMY
MCCREADY
MCDONALD
MEARS
MENDEZ
MILLER
MILLS
MISTER
MITCHELL
MOORE
MORRIS
NADEAU
NEAL
NELSON
NIXON
PAINE
PALMER
PARKER
PARKS
PETERS
PHILLIPS
POLK
PORTER
PRICE
PRUITT
QUILLEN
RAPP
RECORDS
REVELL
RICHARDSON
RIDGELY
RISSELL
RITCHIE
ROBERTSON
ROHRER
RUSSEL
SAUNDERS
SHALLCROSS
SHORES
SIMONTON
SIMPSON
SKINNER
SMITH
SMULLEN
SMYLE
SOMERS
STALLINGS
STEAD
STEAD-MENDEZ
STERLING
STEWORD
STILSON
TALLER
TAMOSAITIS
TAYLOR
TORRENCE
TOWNSEND
TRUITT
TULL
TUNNEL
TYLER
UMPHRAS
WALSH
WARD
WATERS
WATSON
WATTS
WEAVER
WEBB
WEBER
WHALEN
WHAYLAND
WHITEHEAD
WILCOX
WILLIAMS
WILLING
WILSON
WISE
WOLFF
WOOD
WOODY
YOUNG


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