I believe its Stamford, England. I get the Johnson surname a couple of ways, through my Grandmother and through my Grandfather. On my Grandmother's I can go back to, I believe its Stamford, England where a couple of my ancestors were Mayor of that city. On my Grandfather's side, I've come to a Brick wall at my 4th Great Grandfather, James Johnson Sr.I'm always following up on leads and was wondering if anyone else may connect to Stamford, England? See More
"Lewis Johnson, who died defending the Alamo was indeed from Illinois Territory, NOT Wales. The person who aided my genealogy research Dr. Johnnie Reeves and I both advised the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, that Lewis was from Illinois…"
Hopkins, Tilley, Rogers, & (oh, heck now I have to check again!). I also have connections with the Brewsters and Aldens (related by way of sisters). I get a kick out of learning through genealogy, because there is a family connection to these folks we read about in books. When I began my research (back in high school), I only had about 75 people, now I have over 107,000. Its a good thing I became a History major in college! See More
"Actually, if you check out Famous Kin.com, you could find a trail to perhaps more Presidential connections. Pick a President, then check the "trail" to whom may be related in your family tree. Personally, the only Presidents I'm…"
"I guess you could say I'm a mixed-blood, with several blood lines in my research. It seems that I have over 355 kings in the family tree and they are from all over Europe, some from Persia as well. That mixed with my Cherokee blood.... oh,…"
This group is for people who are interested in the Royal families from past. Do you have Royalty in your family? Do you think you might have Royalty in your family. If any of this is true then this group is for you.
"Well, son of a gun, ME TOO! Of course this is the small list. Though I haven't found the Wahlbergs connection yet! Perhaps you could fill me in a little. Maybe I can add you to my list of relations. Pick a name of one of the above, and perhaps…"
Johnson, Townsend, Reeves/Reaves, Winningham, Stephens/Stevens, etc.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
While in high school, my history teacher said, "The best way to learn history is to learn your own." Over 38 years later, I'm still learning. Neither of my Grandmothers wanted me to do the research because they were afraid I'd find a Horse Thief in the family, which isn't fair, it took 37 years of research to find one. " Heck, that was them.... they ain't me!