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Help for Howard residents curious about their ancestors
Among the generations of fine ancestors Dennis Ayers discovered while climbing through the branches of his family tree are a "witch" and an "Indian-slayer." Then there's the 11th-century tale of the origin of his family name with William the Conqueror's British invasion force, and the coincidental 20th-century return of the family to a farm just four miles from ancestral land across the Patapsco River.
By Lane Page
May 29, 2014