Category: Pitkin

The Value in Checking Your Work: A Tale of Two Captains

I am going through the tedious process of going over past research and double checking my data. It’s not as “fun” as initial research since you are not usually finding “new” info, however, I have found over the past that it is necessary. I have almost always found errors in my original work.. some big, …

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A Surprise Connection to Frederick Law Olmsted

Frederick Law Olmsted

Bill and I are season pass holders for the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. We love seeing the estate in different seasons and have always appreciated the wonderful grounds that were laid out by landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. Bill had a special interest in Olmsted since he had read a book about the …

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Descenedents of Rev. Caleb Pitkin – Updated Info

I was recently contacted by Elizabeth St. John asking about how her family connects to the Pitkin family. Her grandmother was Marion Pitkin.. and it turns out that I was able to easily find out how Marion connected. Her marriage certificate stated that she was the daughter of Stephen Henderson Pitkin and Ada Maltby. I …

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