Marion County Genealogical Society
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Marion County Genealogical Society - Ocala, Florida
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Last Updated: 24 March 2017   [Located in Category: Cemeteries]
When my mother found my grandfather’s notebooks, tucked away at the back of a bookcase, it changed my family’s life. My mother sat stunned at the dining room table, momentarily muted by the discovery. As she tried to translate it for me, sounding out her father’s writing, pressed inside the black and white speckled covers, the Armenian script proved too difficult for her. With the help of her elderly friends, though, we began to unlock the story from a century earlier, and soon unearthed two more journals in my uncle’s garage, detailing my grandfather’s courageous survival of the Armenian genocide. See more ...
Last Updated: 22 April 2017   [Located in Category: Cemeteries]