Thursday, February 28, 2013

Thursday Treasure Chest – Family History

     Our family black book, boy does that sound strange. When I’m speaking of our family’s black book, I’m referring to a, black three ring binder that was passed on to me by my mom.
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     This is a book full and I mean full of wonderful antidotes, dates, photos, copied documents and research page after research page.
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     On the first page it explains the reason behind the binder. It was an anniversary gift to Henry and Zella (Clinton) Edwards, my great grand Aunt and great grand Uncle Clinton. 

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     It is a book of information that covers 227 years and gives information on over 1850 people. All of the information within the book came from relatives, friends, neighbors, obituaries, records, newspaper clipping. two publications; History of Daviess Co, Indiana A new History of the Kilgore Family. The binder was given to Henry and Zella (Clinton) Edwards on their 50th anniversary. The book was put together by Chester B. Edwards, Garret E. Edwards and Fara C. Edwards and completed on April 1 1971.

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    1. Thank you Heather and you are so right. It is a wonderful heirloom and one that I treasure along with other members of my family.

  2. Wow, what a wonderful treasure chock full of information!


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