Genealogy Blog Archive

  • Our Town Memories of Holmes County Project Do you have old pictures of an event or people in Holmes County? Please consider sharing or donating your photos to the “Our […]

    Our Town Memories of Holmes County Project

    Our Town Memories of Holmes County Project Do you have old pictures of an event or people in Holmes County? Please consider sharing or donating your photos to the “Our […]

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  • Three journalists from Saltillo, Mexico came to do research about the Holmes County Saltillo.  They are working on a documentary about all of the Saltillos in the United States.  When […]

    Saltillo

    Three journalists from Saltillo, Mexico came to do research about the Holmes County Saltillo.  They are working on a documentary about all of the Saltillos in the United States.  When […]

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  • Doughty Valley Happenings by Eli A. Yoder describes the founding of Becks Mills and surrounding area.  Along with the factual accounts of the area, there are several personal stories to […]

    Doughty Valley Happenings

    Doughty Valley Happenings by Eli A. Yoder describes the founding of Becks Mills and surrounding area.  Along with the factual accounts of the area, there are several personal stories to […]

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  • I am going through library records from the 1930’s-1960’s.  It is interesting to see what was going on at the library back then.  Many of the board reports were written […]

    Old Library Records

    I am going through library records from the 1930’s-1960’s.  It is interesting to see what was going on at the library back then.  Many of the board reports were written […]

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  •     The County Home on SR 83 started life as an infirmary.  It was built in 1866 at the cost of $44,000 for the farm and buildings.  It served […]

    Holmes County Home

        The County Home on SR 83 started life as an infirmary.  It was built in 1866 at the cost of $44,000 for the farm and buildings.  It served […]

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  • Welcome to Charm. This little town did not start out with such a charming name.  In the beginning, it was called Stevenson, Stevensville or Putschtown.  The Stevenson name was said […]

    A Charming Place

    Welcome to Charm. This little town did not start out with such a charming name.  In the beginning, it was called Stevenson, Stevensville or Putschtown.  The Stevenson name was said […]

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  • Click the picture above to read about the monument documentation project at Arlington Cemetery  

    Arlington Cemetery Tombstone Project

    Click the picture above to read about the monument documentation project at Arlington Cemetery  

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  • This fair ad was taken from the October 14, 1925 issue of the Farmer Hub.  The theme of the ad may be familiar to many people even though it was […]

    Fair Centennial

    This fair ad was taken from the October 14, 1925 issue of the Farmer Hub.  The theme of the ad may be familiar to many people even though it was […]

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  • The back of this photo says, “Limpytown, 1987 Located somewhere between Charm and Farmerstown.” Limpytown wasn’t actually a town; in fact, according to an article written by Clarence Troyer in […]

    Do you live in Limpytown?

    The back of this photo says, “Limpytown, 1987 Located somewhere between Charm and Farmerstown.” Limpytown wasn’t actually a town; in fact, according to an article written by Clarence Troyer in […]

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  • I spent a pleasant day volunteering at the Killbuck Valley Museum on Saturday.   The museum has many artifacts from the Killbuck Valley as well as items of local interest. […]

    Killbuck Valley Museum

    I spent a pleasant day volunteering at the Killbuck Valley Museum on Saturday.   The museum has many artifacts from the Killbuck Valley as well as items of local interest. […]

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