Thank you for responding to my inquiry. The Phil and Jane you referenced appear to have been a couple, as they apparently married on May 21, 1866 in Warren County, according to a record I located on FamilySearch. The Watson connection is…"
"I am seeking additional information about the ancestors of Amy Watson, an African-American woman reportedly born in North Carolina to Daniel Stainback and Sylvia/Silva Watson circa 1845 and was recorded alive as recently as 1888.
Amy lived in North…"
Thank you for your post regarding the North Carolina Probate Records on FamilySearch last Friday. I just happened to see your post last weekend and found invaluable estate records for my Christmas line in Warren County. I cannot thank…"
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
United States (Warren County, North Carolina; Onslow County, North Carolina; Charles City County, Virginia; Albemarle County, Virginia; Granville County, North Carolina; Hanover County, Virginia; York County, Virginia; Northampton County, Virginia; Brunswick County, Virginia; Fauquier County, Virginia; Lunenburg County, Virginia; Prince George County, Virginia; Nottoway County, Virginia; Dinwiddie County, Virginia; Amelia County, Virginia; Stokes County, North Carolina; Barnwell County, South Carolina), United Kingdom
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
If you are a genealogy expert, what are your specialties?
An experienced genealogist specializing in genetic, colonial American, and African-American genealogy in Virginia and the Carolinas.
I began lineage research in 2009 and have since become a 23andMe Ancestry Ambassador, an Ancestry.com Ancestry Ace, administrator of The Captain Thomas Graves of Jamestown Autosomal DNA Project, administrator of the Ford-Washington DNA Project, co-administrator of the Hemings-Jefferson-Wayles-Eppes Autosomal DNA Project, and a participant in The North Carolina Genealogical Society/FamilySearch North Carolina Loose Estates Records Project.
I also author Through The Trees, http://ThroughTheTreesBlog.tumblr.com, a didactic guide to genealogical tools and technology. Major repositories I have used for historical and genealogical research include the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Library, The National Archives, The Library of Congress, The Library of Virginia, The Harvard University Library, and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries.