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A SPECIAL NAME FOR A SPECIAL BABY….

1862 Richard was sent to Oil City Venango County Pennsylvania where their last child was born by the name of Richard Lincoln ‘Link’ Caruthers on October 29th. It’s all in the name. Family stories passed down through generations is that … Continue reading

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1858 Off To Kansas

In 1858 Richard was chosen to travel to the Kansas Territory. He Came to Kansas with a Methodist Delegation for the selections of lands for a Methodist University by the name of Baker University located in Baldwin, Douglas County Kansas. … Continue reading

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Our Ancestors Belong To Us

“Men who are regardless of their ancestors and of their posterity are apt to be regardless of themselves.  Our ancestors belong to us by affectionate retrospect, our descendants, by affectionate anticipation. “Thus spoke Daniel Webster, at the Anniversary of the … Continue reading

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“Home of The Soul.”

Through his last sickness of dysentery he was calm, peaceful and happy, talking much of the love of Jesus, and the power of his grace, and especially of what he had done for him. He delighted much in the Word … Continue reading

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I HEARD A WHISPER…..

I’ve been away for a while…reflecting on things going on in my life. Some good some not so good… Well today as I read my newsfeed..checked my emails…answered voicemails..I heard it…a whisper…Slow down my dear….there’s no need to take on … Continue reading

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WAGONS HO!

This wasn’t your typical farmers morning. We were outside playing and Dad had left early to feed the cattle. Making sure none of them had fallen in a gopher hole and broke its leg and such. One of our many chores as children … Continue reading

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TOBACCO ALLEY

As I sit watching the dust swirl across the driveway leading up to the house I see a truck pulling what looks like a trailer full of roofing supplies. As it pulls up towards the back of the house I … Continue reading

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