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Introduction

Welcome to the Poncy-McLean Family Histories. Here, you will find a collection of stories and histories of our families and their times.

Poncy-Mandeville-Hedrick-Thompson

by Duane Poncy
This is a continuation of a project, started in the 1960s by my aunt, Margie Ann (Thompson) Poncy. Aunt Margie died in 1988, and the research stopped for several years, until I took it up in the mid-1990s. My interest in genealogy is not primarily in preserving the family lineage, but in understanding my historical roots and retelling the stories of my ancestors. Because of this, I have spent countless hours studying the historical context surrounding these peoples lives, as well as the individual histories. I hope what I have done here is useful to others with similar interests.