"I am interested in finding fhere my relative, Jean LaForte, lived in France and when
he went to Canada with his brothers. He changed his name to Jan Fort when he was married Margriet Rinckhout Albany, NY about 1679.
"So, are you thinking he was Protestant? Are you seeking his place of birth? On the site I showed you, could you not find any list of arrivals?
If you let me know your precise focus, I can try to suggest some other places that might help.
Deeds tend to be local and/or regional items, but you could check both Ohio Historical Society or Allen County Public Library to see if they have films of the items.
Better yet .... many counties now have electronic databases…"
"Town of Sheldon, Vermont, to GJ, information supplied telephonically by Paulette Bocash, Town Clerk/Treasurer, 23 Oct 2009, about registered Harrington/Herrington births, marriages and deaths; file memorandum; inquired to learn of extant town vital…"
I haven’t worked on the other children, Julia or Timothy, yet. See my earlier note about the son, Henry Harrington or click HERE.
In part from that reply, “... let me know if you’ve examined Civil War…"
The wife of Henry Harrington was Mary Nellis Smith. She is my connection to the Nellis family. My mother new her quite well. Henry and Mary had 12 children, all born in different locations. I believe Henry was a lumberman and worked in…"
Thank you again for providing the additional information. BTW, Heritage Quest has great census images. As well, if you don’t have the images, we’re happy to work with the details from your extractions.
While you may already…"
Thanks for posting the additional information; including your family group sheet helps.
You wrote, "Much of the Harrington information has been published in the Nellis Genealogy Books." I haven't worked with the…"
I have added a Family Group Sheet for my Harrington family. Henry Harrington is my ancestor.
I split my original messagein two parts. My Hayes question is in another message.
I do not have copies of the Census information. I…"
I took a quick peek at your challenge, "My Hayes Family" (Most Wanted group).
Most Wanted discussions can involved numerous exchanges; believe we'll all be better able to follow the discussion threads if you separate the subjects.
In other words, believe you'll have better luck if you split you existing challenge into two different discussions -- one dedicated to your ancestor Rachel (____) Hayes, b. ca1706, Saratoga Co, New York; the other for your ancestor, Mary (____) Harrington, b. 1800ish at Vermont.
Perhaps _edit_ your existing challenge "My Hayes Family," to delete the second paragraph; then start a new discussion (click HERE) for the second discussion.