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About nvlynnae

I am a 49 year old mom of a 28 yr old daughter and a 16 yr old son. I'm happily married and I homeschool our youngest who has been diagnosed as having Asperger's and I have Parkinsonism, BPPV, and AGHD. My family means everything to me! I am a northern Nevadan Christian homeschooling stay-at-home-mom who also blogs and loves some of the social media communities. I'm a self-proclaimed advocate for Asperger's Syndrome, all of the Autism Spectrum Disorders, and special needs in general. I am usually found blogging, tweeting, and posting about homeschooling, genealogy, Parkinsonism, being Gluten-Free, books, recipes, and anything else on our family's Christian Journey...

Irvin Henry SCHROEDER and Elsie Rose HERZ

Irvin and Elsie SCHROEDER were the parents of the man that I consider my “official” father at the time of my birth. I believed that he was my biological father from the time I accidentally discovered information when I was … Continue reading

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My Mom Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS SCHROEDER LAKEY

Today is the 30th Anniversary of my mom’s death. March is always really difficult for me. March at a Glance March  4, 1947  ~ My mom’s birthday (Carol Elizabeth WILLIAMS) March 16, 1922 ~ My grandpa’s birthday (Carlton Nathanial WILLIAMS) … Continue reading

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My Grandpa Carlton Nathanial WILLIAMS, Sr

Today (March 16, 2017) would have been my maternal grandpa’s 95th birthday. He was the best Grandpa!!! I was extremely fortunate to be able to spend some amazing one on one time with him for many years, especially when I … Continue reading

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John CAMPBELL, Sr. and Mary COUCH CAMPBELL ~ Tombstone Tuesday

John CAMPBELL, Sr was my fifth-great-grandfather on my mom’s maternal side. He was born in 1763 in Orange County, North Carolina to  Patrick CAMPBELL (1724-August 27, 1799) and Elizabeth JAMES (death in 1830). John died in 1867 in Perry, Kentucky. … Continue reading

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Rodney Allen McClure

Rod McClure January 27, 1961 – June 11, 2016 Read the beautiful write-up about Rod on the Western Pacific Railroad Museum.  

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Joshua and Patience BROWN HADLEY ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My sixth-great-grandfather on my adopted father’s side (step-dad initially) of the family, Joshua HADLEY, was born March 6, 1703, in Kilcleagh, Westmeath, Ireland, to Simon HADLEY (1675 – 1756) and Ruth Miller KERAN (February 1677 – December 18, 1750). Joshua … Continue reading

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Cortes and Sarah SMITH’s Marriage License ~ Wedding Wednesday

Cortes Eugene SMITH, my second great-grandfather, was born about 1863 in Missouri to John A. SMITH (born about 1820) and Irene (born about 1826). Cortes died on August 8, 1914 in Missouri. Sarah Elizabeth Jasmine CARTER MEREDITH, my second great-grandmother, … Continue reading

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Nathaniel WILLIAMS ~ Tombstone Tuesday

My second great-grandfather, Nathaniel WILLIAMS, was born in September of 1862 in Scott City, Bourbon County, Kansas, to Jacob WILLIAMS (born about 1830) and Sarah E. (March 8, 1845 – July 4, 1929). Nathaniel married Lillie Mae “Mamie” STANLEY in … Continue reading

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David and Hannah THALER ~ Census Sunday

My husband’s second great-grandfather on his father’s side, David THALER, was born on March 10, 1840, in Bayern, Germany to Johannis THALER and Maria Eva WEIGEL. David died August 1918 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. I forget the exact … Continue reading

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Five Generation Birthplace Charts

These birthplace charts are all the rage on genealogy blogs and Facebook right now. I created one for my lineage (with my father’s line being my adoptive father’s ancestors) and another one for my husband’s lineage. They are quite interesting, … Continue reading

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