Tag Archives: Filmon

Family Legends – Philmon or is it Filmon?

There are not too many family legends in my files but there is one that is interesting. It was told to me by Marvin Philmon who was born in 1879. His father was James Philmon. James was married twice and … Continue reading

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Revolutionary War Ancestors

I have 3 ancestors who served in the Revolutionary War: Jacob Ammons, Michael Dickson, and Hugh Barnett. Jacob Ammons does not have a regular service record like a muster roll. However, in 1827 he took an oath that he participated … Continue reading

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From the Family History Revisited Web Page

There are many members in a family and each has a rich, wonderful history. The challenge is to locate the stories and information on the members that make up the family.  Some of the surnames I am working on are:  … Continue reading

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Day of Remembrance – Memorial Day

Memorial Day is generally a day to honor those who gave their lives in battle.  I know of one family who received the telegram that their husband fell in battle.  She in turn let his parents and family members know.  … Continue reading

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