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Hello Everyone

My name is Terri and I am a new member.  I found out in the late 90's that I am not German but Lithuanian.  I am planning a trip to go to L…

Started by Martha Massman in Genealogist Connection

0 Feb 11

Introduce Yourself

Start by telling us about yourself, your family history, your genealogy interests, and the current focus of your genealogy research.

Started by Nat Ins for Genealogical Studies in Genealogist Connection

754 Jan 28
Reply by April Lee Payne

Names and Birthdates for Butler County, Alabama Payne Enslaved

Aaron Arren Payne, 8 Apr 1863, Paynes Grove, Butler, Alabama, USAAbbie Payne, 9 Jan 1865, Paynes Grove, Butler, Alabama, USAAbigail Payne,…

Started by Douglas Noblehorse in African American Genealogy

0 Jan 28

I'm looking for the Hug and Claus families

Hello my new friends. I am Brazilian and descended from Swiss who came immigrated to Brazil in the years 1854 and 1855. My great-great-gra…

Started by Cesar Rodrigues Pimentel in Immigration & Genealogy

0 Jan 22

Heinrich Augustus Winter from Venne

My great grandfather arrived at New Orleans on December 12,1836. He was aboard the Orion out of Hamburg listed as passenger #66 with two ch…

Started by Christine Anne Winter in Immigration & Genealogy

0 Dec 18, 2018

Warren Ancestor MIA

Hi Everyone, I am having at terrible time tracing my mother's paternal line beyond my grandfather. I have a few details relating to my Grea…

Started by Alison Ferris in Genealogist Connection

0 Dec 3, 2018

Bradley surname dead end

I have been researching the Bradley family with oldest known ancestor Ransom Amos Bradley, born in Tennessee in 1823, died in Birch Tree, S…

Started by Mary Cile Bradley in General Genealogy

1 Nov 26, 2018
Reply by Loralee Wellington

Why I can't find my ancestors - a list of excuses

Everyone needs a laugh once in a while. So here are my list of excuses as why I can't find my ancestors.   1. My ancestors were the origina…

Started by Jim Avery in Genealogist Connection

58 Nov 26, 2018
Reply by Loralee Wellington


Hi I'm a descendant of Philibena Dirr's brother in law Martin Shofner. Could you tell me how you're descended? My line is: Susie Helme (me)…

Started by Susan Van Deren Helme in Genealogist Connection

25 Nov 24, 2018
Reply by Susan Van Deren Helme

Who was the Welshman at the Alamo?

For years it was claimed Lewis Johnson was from Wales. Research has shown he came from Illinois. Also claimed is William Irvine Lewis, but…

Started by William S Parry in Texas Genealogy

1 Nov 4, 2018
Reply by Christopher Gene Johnson





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