"I believe adoption records could be unsealed once you reach a certain age. Also did you ask your adoptive mother or people who were around when you were adopted? Clues as to school your mother attended might help you. I would start with what ever…"
Where in New York City were you born? I was born in Manhattan and am a decendant of Rices from Brooklyn, NY. Do you know anything else about your Rices?
I would gladly help if I have information. There were many Rices all over New York…"
Not trying to "one up on you" but I have immediate family that has a tree but refuses to respond to my emails. Maya Angelou said, "When people show you who they are, believe them the first time!" I have gathered a…"
"What troubles me about research posted on genealogy websites is that information is almost never exclusive to the person posting it. Some where we find information that someone else has researched: Too many times, I have seen blogs where someone…"
"Hello StacyA, I can understand how you feel. I too am very frustrated by all the paid sites that offer little of what I am looking for. What I did was subscribe to New England Genealogy which gives a lot of information for $75 per year. That's…"
"I have a Peter Lemon but don't know for sure if it is yours. I will check and get back to you. Lemons were in Virginia also going back to the 1700s. However, I was told that some moved away because of discrimination but don't know what it…"
"I am new at thin but I will give you all the info I have! I am not aware of any Native American ancestry. My great grandfather, Thomas Wentworth Lemon was born 22 Oct 1868 in WV (do not know city or county). He married Amelia Jane Lewis in 1919 and…"
I am new at thin but I will give you all the info I have! I am not aware of any Native American ancestry. My great grandfather, Thomas Wentworth Lemon was born 22 Oct 1868 in WV (do not know city or county). He married Amelia Jane Lewis in 1919 and died in Beckley in 1944. His father, James Henry Lemon was born 5 Apr 1839 in Botetourt County, VA and died in 1921 in Raleigh county WV. He married Marinda Caroline Shumate in 1866 in Raleigh county, WV. He was a farmer. I found a Silas Lemon (1819-1887) that moved from Botetourt to Raleigh county that is probably his father. And I also have a Peter Lemon that could be Silas's father but have no info on him. Again, I am new at this and I have yet to confirm that the last two Lemon's are my ancestors. Does any of this sound familiar? I assumed I had Scots Irish ancestry as well. My whole mother's side of the family has been in the VA/WV area for centuries!