Tag Archives: Ruth Light Whitney Golladay

Joseph Golliday Will

Well, today I got my packet of info on Joseph Golliday’s will. In the words of the people from the Nebraska State Historical Society ” the quality of the prints is regrettably very poor”. The originals were apparently quite faded … Continue reading

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George R. Golliday

George R. Golliday. trying out the Press This* feature. The link above goes to a page on Joseph Golladay’s son George, Ruth’s stepson. It details his Civil War service. * Press This is a WordPress plugin that lets you just … Continue reading

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A little error out there

Yep, there’s a a few errors out there about our family. Some pretty understandable, some transcription erros and some just bad speculation. I’ll occasionally post a few on here to help me (and maybe you) keep track. Otherwise I find … Continue reading

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Stumped

Okay, I’m stumped. : ( I’m still fairly sure that Oliver Perry Whitney’s mother Ruth is somehow connected to the Light Family in Clermont Ohio in 1850. But, I can’t prove a link. There’s a Peter and Hepsibeth (Whitney) Light … Continue reading

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A Family Feud!!!

Much thanks to Phelps County Phelps Helps newsletters and the book “Happy as a Big Sunflower” about life in early Phelps County. This book has several other brief mentions about our family, like descriptions of Joe Galladay’s speaking style, Josephine … Continue reading

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First Genealogy Post

Just trying to get this up and running. Here’s a test of an image. Some of the links on the right take you to the genealogy database which will prompt you to login. Or you can click the Genealogy tab … Continue reading

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