Russwurm Ancestry

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Researching the Sumner Connection

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Connecting up the different branches of the Russwurm family has long been of interest to me, and if you’re reading this I expect it might be of interest to you, too.   So I am very pleased to point you to Russwurm Rushworm Genealogy, a new website set up to share the ongoing research into the Russwurm/Rushworm […]

Mrs. J. T. Wade

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

  When you look at family trees, very often the names of the daughters is the last we hear of them. If you don’t know who the daughters married, very often the daughters get detached from the family history.  Probably no one alive knows the name of the unidentified woman pictured here in a gold […]

Sarah McGill Russwurm

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Abolitionist George McGill (1787-1844) bought freedom not only for himself, but for his parents and siblings.   Once emancipated, George did well for himself, both teaching and in business in Baltimore.  But he wanted more freedom than what was on offer in 19th Century America, so he first investigated the possibility of emigration to Haiti, but […]

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