Category Archives: History

General articles about history (in particular California, Oregon, & USA)

Why We Live In Douglas County (Oregon)

Note: Originally published in the News-Review, December 2011, Page B6 (Roseburg, Oregon) My husband and I originally came to Douglas County in 2005 because his new job gave him the choice to live on the I-5 Corridor between Roseburg and Grants … Continue reading

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The Old Days…

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Genealogy 101, Part 1

I made this collage using Adobe Photoshop, and it includes myself, my children, and many of my ancestors. Copyright 2008, All Rights Reserved, Peggy A. Rowe, & Peggy A. Snyder Hi All, I’m going to attempt to share my enthusiasm  … Continue reading

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Genealogy 101, Software

The photo is Hattie Ann Rowe, she is the sister of my great grandfather Alfred B. Rowe. Genealogy Software Once you have started entering your data into your Family Group Sheets and your Pedigree Charts, you *MIGHT* want to also … Continue reading

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“Je Maintiendra”

“Je Maintiendra” is French for “I WILL MAINTAIN” This is another of my “taglines” on my email.  I just like it. It says that no matter how I feel, or what I am going through, I WILL maintain!  It is … Continue reading

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Using a Blog to get Job!

I never thought until today, that I could use this as a medium to say, I WANT A JOB!   I’d prefer to stay at home and continue to work on websites and work on people’s computers as I have done … Continue reading

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1915 – On the Umpqua River

Ernest Rowe 1915 – On the Umpqua River One of the most unforgettable years was living in a stilt house on the Umpqua River. It was built on piling over the river. My father, Ernest Rowe had a job building … Continue reading

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