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Groups: Genealogy and Family History Community, Progressive Friends of the Library Newsletter, Abolish the Death Penalty, Exposing ALEC, American Legislative Transparency Project, Itzl Alert Network

Diaries published: 22 (40 days since last diary on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:31 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 6902 (5 days since last comment on Fri May 01, 2015 at 01:26 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 537

Total Comment Ratings: 4567

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GrumpyOldGeek's Most Recent Diaries:

In the early morning hours of August 8, 1880, a young woman was murdered by her former husband near the small, peaceful town of Shutesbury, Massachusetts. My 5th g-grandparents settled in Shutesbury.
by GrumpyOldGeek
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:31 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is a GFHC Open Thread. Let's start with the treasured four-generations picture. The adorable little runaway toddler is your's truly. Not so grumpy, I'd say. But this picture was taken in 1949. ...
by GrumpyOldGeek
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 10:22 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I'm going to tell the story about a real family who experienced the horrors of the witch-craze in 17th century Germany. The people, places, and events are based on original official documents with ...
by GrumpyOldGeek
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 08:54 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Ethan Allen slept in my house. An elephant is buried in my front yard. My grandfather taught an escape trick to Houdini. These family stories are true. I know. I've done the in-depth research. ...
by GrumpyOldGeek
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 10:22 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
I already knew her 9th g-grandmother was a witch, but the discovery that she's a space alien is new. The evidence is overwhelming. I took the pictures myself. There's plenty of evidence from rock-...
by GrumpyOldGeek
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 10:42 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Are you the family historian who has inherited the entire collection of portraits of the last 9 generations of each of your ancestors? No? Me neither. I have precious few photos of my paternal family.
by GrumpyOldGeek
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 11:53 AM PST with 48 Recommends

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