"This is terrific!! I do love maps but haven't entered that dimension to my research of Fam History. This group & these resources you all have shared are fantastic! Thanks Very Much, Juanita Hendrickson"
The Southern California Genealogical Society headquarters in Burbank, California, houses a library with over 35,000 books, magazines, maps, CDs, periodicals and family histories. SCGS sponsors the annual Genealogy Jamboree.
"Juanita, You will first have to find them together and locate where they were living. This is key to your search! Divorce records vary so much!! Most are buried in local court records and most are not indexed as a divorce. If you can find them in…"
I did research on Ancestry.com, and in person at Wisconsin Historical Society Library and other public libraries. I found that this man was NOT my ancestor, but didn't want to discard what I have found re: his family including cemetery records. If you would like this info, let me know. The last 1/2 of any month is when I'll have the time to respond. I wrote the following about a year ago. Have learned so much about family history since then! This post reflects one of the family myths I've…See More
"Where is St Pancras? My ancestor, Henri Marchand [later Mershon, Merchant, etc.] was a French Hugenot who came to East Coast (in 1685 as a 13 yr old), from Normandy, France. Is there any connection between these families?"
"Hello: As a new genealogist I don't have any death certificates. But if anyone has any for these surnames, in the corresponding areas I would be thrilled. Bartlett in Michigan pre-1900s and Washington State since then. M(a)cdonald in Oakland,…"
"Hi Debbie; It had several members, not just 2 or 3 like some groups. It was one of the first I joined, in July, I think. I think you're right, that the group administrator must have deleted it. That surname is the primary one I'm…"
M(a)cDonald from Scotland thru Canada, WA & CA; Bartlett from NY & Michigan; Pinkerton from Ireland, (not Allan, the famous detective); Leyde from PA, Hendrickson from Norway thru North Dakota & Montana; Hayes from Ireland; Bowen from NY; Alvarado from Spain to Central California; Summerville from Britain, into Iowa; Margetts from England & B.C., Canada.
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
For now WA, MI, WI, NY, CA, ND, MT, Gr Britain, Ireland,
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Inherited a tree not updated in at least 50 years. Have gradually become more curious regarding history of the family. Also because my family hasn't discussed these things in the past and most of it has died off.