Francis Woodruff Family

I remember trying to find family information before the internet, but it was a slow and arduous job. Now, with the internet, fast computers and the plethora of online documents — it is so pleasurable that it can become an addiction. I “met” the author of the blog titled “Chips Off the Old Block” online because we share many common ancestors. My Dickinson ancestors married into the Woodruff family (or vice versa). The Dickinson family is my link to the Mayflower. Rather than rewriting “Chips” blog post about Francis and Mary Jane Woodruff’s family, I am going to reblog it. Their daughter Emma married John W. Dickinson. I’ve written about John being a dentist in Brooklyn, NY, in an earlier post. And his father was a coroner in Williamsburgh (Williamsburg), NY. (please see earlier posts)

3 responses

  1. Thanks for the reblog, Jan!

  2. Saw your blog listed at Geneabloggers, congratulations. It is great that the internet provides us with many resources and also the people we meet are great. Keep up the good work.

    Take care,

    Moises Garza
    We Are Cousins – My personal blog about Northeastern Mexico and South Texas

    Genealogy
    Mexican Genealogy – Blog where anyone with Mexican Ancestry can get started with their Family Genealogy and History.

  3. Welcome to Geneabloggers.

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