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Early American Exceptionalism

by Jay Steel Hackenbracht This is a story about early American Exceptionalism. Oppressed people Came to America because they had a dream that there was a better opportunity for them to excel and contribute to society. This belief was fueled by the … Continue reading

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Lancelot Strawn 1680-1720

Lily Strawn Painter relates a story I also heard from my grandmother, Hazel (Strawn) Steel, about an English ancestor who had been found abandoned as a baby in a pile of straw (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/a/l/Nellie-E-Palmer-WV/BOOK-0001/0004-0001.html). Also, I recall being told (please advise … Continue reading

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