"My wife's ancestry includes many Stokes ancestors. Her line in the US begins with Thomas Stokes (1640 Lower Shadwell, Near Stepney, Middlesex, England - 1720 Waterford, Gloucester, New Jersey) & Mary Barnard."
"My wife's ancestry includes many Quaker families. Some of the surnames are: Stokes, Woodruff, Hancock, Braddock, Somers, Ware, Townsend, Pitts, Potts, Bradway, Leeds, Haines, Fogg, Clement & many other. Most settled near Philadelphia &…"
Quaker records can provide a wealth of information about our ancestors. Do you have Quaker ancestors? Let's trade information and resources.Photo Paula Hinkel, (c) 2005. Taken in Horsham, Pennsylvania.See More
"I come from many Dutch ancestors beginning with Toers, my mother's maiden name, They arrived in New Amsterdam around 1660. Other surnames include: Ackermann, Post, Litchhult, Banta, Buys, Gannung, Polhemus, Van Vorst, Quackenbosch, Demarest,…"
"This appears to be the person people refer to as Priscilla Ackerman:
28 Mar 1792
27 May 1792
Dutch Reformed Church,Schraalenburg,Bergen,New…"
"Hello to all
David des Marets (1620-1695) is my 10th great grandfather. This is the line from him to me:
Doug is the son of Joan C. Lockwood.
Joan is the daughter of Ellsworth J. Turse.
Ellsworth is the son of Sanford A. Turse.
Sanford is the son…"
Lockwood, Toers, Terry, Conklin, Rudlam, Horton, Demarest, Granger, Denton, Barnes, Stokes, Woodruff & other Puritan Great Migration & Penn Quaker families. Also, Bacon, Culpepper & Kingsmill in colonial Virginia.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
England, France, Holland, Germany
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Advanced Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
I am most comfortable with early New England, Penn Quaker & New Netherlands history. I am in the process of adding Magna Carta history to my portfolio.
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
My parents knew very little of their ancestry. I want to know my past. I have been fortunate over the years to have learned much. Currently, I'm working on my genealogy certification & plan to pursue a career as a professional.
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