A place to post the information you know about that special, elusive ancestor. Let's deconstruct a few brick walls and repair a broken link or two.
Latest Activity: Jul 12
Looking for any information on my gr. gr. grandfather Ben Scarce. The 1900 census says he and his mother were born in Tennessee, His father in Virginia. At the time of the 1900 census it states they…Continue
Started by DEANNA IRELAN. Last reply by DEANNA IRELAN Jul 6.
Hi,I am looking for Carl Nielsen, born in Denmark on 23 Oct 1885 to Hans Nielsen and Christina Jonasdotter. He worked as an apprentice seaman for the German shipping line HAPAG. Came to Ellis Island…Continue
Started by Madeline Yanov. Last reply by Madeline Yanov Jan 11, 2015.
I'm hoping to find information on the English family of my ancestor Mary Ann Shakespeare, this is what little I know about her.She was born in England in 1816, I don't know where.She married James…Continue
Started by Kay Ivens Blinebury. Last reply by Laressa Northrup Dec 30, 2014.
My most wanted ancestors are the parents of my ancestors Conrad Holsinger & Rosanna Gaerte. They were married in 1838 in Stark County, Ohio. I do have their marriage record and a newspaper…Continue
Started by Laressa Northrup. Last reply by Laressa Northrup Aug 7, 2014.
I can’t find parents for my 2x great-grandfather, Joseph M Taylorb: 5 Mar 1826 in Louisville, KY; (find-a-grave)m: Sarah Jane Frierson (1839-1880), daughter of Aaron Taylor Frierson and Hester Ann…Continue
Started by Jeanne Taylor Dewey Apr 5, 2014.
Hi! My brick wall ancestor is Huldah Surviah Anderson. I am looking for her maiden name. She was born 15 Dec 1776 in Stonington, New London, CT. She died 1 Jan 1859 in Massena, St Lawrence, New York.…Continue
Started by Dana Kelly Dec 31, 2013.
Looking for the ancestors of Andrew Davison. He married Sally King (possibly in Delaware County, Indiana in 1837).Children: George b. 1839Nancy b. 1842William b. abt 1841James b. 1845Sarah b.…Continue
Started by Ginny Sayre Dec 29, 2013.
James Miller is my 3rd great-grandfather. I've been researching him for over 10 years.Here is what I know:Name: James MillerBorn: 15 September 1814 (source: Saunders County, NE GenWeb Project,…Continue
Started by Denise T Jul 15, 2013.
My 2nd ggfa was George W. Risner b. 1816 TN. However, he anglicized his very German name (shortened it and revised it) to spell it Risner. And, after DNA testing results, he is not actually a…Continue
Started by Clydene Williams Cannon Apr 21, 2013.