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In a US Census of 1790 through 1840 only the property owner's name is listed, with rare exception. Starting with 1850 all members of the immediate family are listed. Now to look for an 1860 US Census report...and, tragically,…"
"In an earlier posting I said the following: "Govert Van OY, was born c.1620 in Noord Holland, Netherlands. His son Jan 'John' Van HOY [already!] immigrated to the Colonies and settled in Richmond Co., Staten Island, New York Colony.…"
"Administrative units in Germany
Amt (Ämter): Translate as authority (authorities). This is a grouping of Gemeinden at a lower level than a Kreis. (see Amt (country subdivision))
Bezirk: As part of a town or city, translate as borough; as an…"
To help in your researching of James B. Smith, bear in mind that after the Revolutionary War the counties of western Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains were known as Kentucky County, Virginia. The area was not a State until…"
Thank you for the inquiry. Cicely Plantagenet would be, depending upon your generation, your 14-15th great grandmother.
“According to Edward Hall's Chronicle, she was buried in relative obscurity in Quarr Abbey,…"
"As the business of funeral homes is to conduct funeral services, I doubt that very few if any have working knowledge of the care and preservation of the stone used for grave monuments. A better choice would be a local stone monument carving company,…"
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Gary, thank you for sending me that web address on the Walker's Toaping Castly, mystery....
I have been suspicious about the story since I couldn't find anything about Toaping Castle in Scotland....this info has answered a lot of question for me....
I am very deflated thou....I have always thought I was royalty ( like all good queens think)...and now I know the real story...I am just a plain ole peon....lololo...I am sure going to hate telling the family and friends who I have BRAGGED to that I am NOT from the Royal family....darn....
Also, would you mind if I copied the pictures of all the pigs in Lexington? I have a great niece that shows pigs, and I would like to send them to her. A neat coincidence is that she lives in Lexington, Texas!