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Hershey’s Gather in Paradise

Sunday was another Hershey Reunion and was held at Paradise Park in Paradise, PA. Every one of Frank and Lydia (Buckwalter) Hershey’s children, who had children (Esther, Torrey, Ruth, Frank, Elmer, Ada Mae, Ephraim, Vera), had representation. Lots of grand … Continue reading

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Frank and Lydia (Buckwalter) Hershey Reunion 2012

Frank and Lydia (Buckwalter) Hershey Reunion           August 26, 2012  1:00 pm Paradise Community Park           Londonvale Road off Rt. 30 in Paradise, PA Pavilion #2 Bring a large dish to pass, table service, lawn chairs and drink.  Share family … Continue reading

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Smart Talk on WITF Public Radio 89.3

I had a new experience in May, I was a guest along with PA State Archivist, Aaron McWilliams, on WITF Smart Talk.  We talked about the 1940 Census release as well as the release of the 1906 PA birth records … Continue reading

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Benjamin Stone is Official

I’ve been notified that another one of my NSDAR supplements has been approved.  Benjamin Stone was born in 1732 in Dudley, Worcester Co., MA and married Susannah Buckman.  These are the parents of Perris Stone who was married to Jesse … Continue reading

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Charles I. Landis passed away

Charles I. “Chuck” Landis, age 61, of Quarryville, PA, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2012 t the Lancaster General Hospital.  He was born in Lancaster, son of the late John L. & Vera G. Hershey Landis.  He worked on … Continue reading

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Death and Birth Records Now available for PA

The house bill has been passed to allow access to death records prior to 1961 and birth records prior to 1906.  This is wonderful, but we have yet to hear how, when or where they will be available.  The records … Continue reading

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GSP & Ancestry.com PA Family History Day

Yesterday was Family History Day sponsored by The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania and Ancestry.com.  I always come home ready to break down those brick walls and to take on new challenges.  They had wonderful speakers from across the US.  I … Continue reading

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Bill Jackson on Emma Jane Foster, RN with the Flying Tigers

Today, Derry Seniors in Hershey, heard Bill Jackson, former owner of The Sun of Hershey and Hummelstown, speak on Emma Jane Foster.  Emma Jane was a nurse who supported the Flying Tigers while they were in China fighting the Japanese.  … Continue reading

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Nothing Like Good Ole Legwork

Today I’m on a mission to locate a living relative for a client.  The person was born in 1930 after the 1930  U.S. Federal Census was taken.  So where do I go next.  I tried the county websites for the  … Continue reading

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Frank & Lydia Hershey Family Reunion

Frank and Lydia (Buckwalter) Hershey Family Reunion August 28, 2011  1:00 pm Paradise Park, Paradise, PA Bring your lawn chair, dish to pass, plates, silverware, cups. Hope to see you all at the picnic.  Bring any new family information to … Continue reading

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