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New guy on the block

Hello to all of you in the genealogy wise group!

My name is Mike Napper and I have been doing research on my family for some time. I have learned that what is written is not always true and a lot of errors occurred in census data recording between the questions asked and interpretation of the answers received. It has been my experience to hit hot spots and really gain information and to turn around and crash into a  brick wall making no progress. I don't give up; but,…

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Added by Michael Napper on August 15, 2017 at 7:26pm — No Comments

BCG OFFERS FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, 15 August, 8:00 p.m. Eastern “Analyzing Probate Records of Slaveholders to Identify Enslaved Ancestors”

BCG OFFERS FREE WEBINAR Tuesday, 15 August, 8:00 p.m. Eastern



“Analyzing Probate Records of Slaveholders to Identify Enslaved Ancestors” by LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, JD, LLM, CG



This webinar will provide an overview of the probate process, the genealogical information that can be found in a slaveholding estate, and related records that a probate proceeding may point to.



LaBrenda…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on August 7, 2017 at 10:34am — No Comments

MyHeritage Acquires the Legacy Family Tree Software and Webinar Platform

MyHeritage Acquires the Legacy Family Tree Software and Webinar Platform …

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on August 3, 2017 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Samuel Flint husband of Mary Morris

I cannot find anything on these two, my 3rd Great Grandparents.  When their son, Walter Morris Flint was born they were in Dracut, Billerica, Tewksbury area.  Birth date of Walter was Jan. 1, 1831-1833. It varies by record.  Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks Meredeth

Added by Meredeth D Mann on July 14, 2017 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Walter Morris Flint son of Samuel Flint and Mary Morris

My 2nd ggfather Walter was born on Jan 1, 1831-1833, in either Dracut,  Billerica or Tewksbury Mass., depending on the document.  I can find nothing on his parents.  Any information on Samuel or Mary or suggestions as to where to look would be so helpful. Thanks,

Meredeth Mann

Added by Meredeth D Mann on July 14, 2017 at 11:52am — No Comments

Winmill / Windmill

Any one still working on the Robert & Eliza Winmill or Windmill Family Tree living in Buckingham. 1880's

 Would like any info you have found.

Added by Sue Windmill on July 11, 2017 at 9:14am — No Comments

eichstedt

I have looked for info on George a eichstedt born july 13 1851 in Germany, maybe danzig starting in 1999. I have come away empty. I still no not his parents names or if he had sisters and brothers. he left Germany in sept 1869 on ship combria to new York us. he married adalina garbe in Stillwater mn on march 1876. they moved to grafton ne in 1880. I am at a loss to who geore was and his life in Germany. jeichstedt@cox.net

Added by judy eichstedt on July 10, 2017 at 10:11am — No Comments

Fifty Shades of Green

Fifty Shades of Green, yes, I said 50 shades of Green. It is less than 10 miles from our home. 

It is a great drive to enjoy and take in the many, many shades…
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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on June 2, 2017 at 11:08am — No Comments

Why I Believe Francis Cooke Was English

 

    The reason for this article came about after a rather public argument I had with a person who is considered the greatest authority on the history of all things Mayflower and the Scrooby movement and the Walloon church. I myself believe this to be true to an extent. I did find him to be mistaken in a couple of matters that I have researched most diligently. He had made the statement and published it in books that Francis Cooke of the Mayflower was a Walloon. I vigorously disagree…

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Added by Gerald S. Hayes U.E. on May 12, 2017 at 10:25pm — No Comments

Mississippi Research by Susi

 Mississippi Research by Susi Pentico

COMPLIMENTS OF USGENWEB.  MISSISSIPPI ARCHIVES

LIBRARIES, COURT HOUSES, TOWN HALL, CHURCHES AND…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on May 3, 2017 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Boleyn on BOTH sides...?

In reference to my previous post about the adult daughter moving in being short-term....uh...NO! She's still here! And I am showing my inability to set myself a routine, Guess I've always been a bit of a free-spirit, I'm adaptable and deal with life as it comes.

Recently, I've found myself spending less time on Facebook and more time on Ancestry. It's the best way to lessen the stress of living in a world gone insane....this sad, new America, Trump's version of America. For a few…

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Added by Sue M Peterson on April 24, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Wandering around the Boards, Do you Pin?

     Good day to you all.  The sun is out here and breeze is calm at the  moment.   It will probably rise up around 2:30 or 

     3 pm and get much cooler. 

     Resting my shoulder and neck, so instead of trying to read lots of fine print, I did a a bit of wandering.

      I am just getting the hang of Pinterest.  But I am learning that there is lots of free information out there that is 

      commented on differently depending on what…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 23, 2017 at 2:54pm — 2 Comments

Sentimental Sunday Easter and the changes.

 

 Easter and the changes.

Easter was a great event when I was small. It was still a great event as a young mother.  

I so enjoyed the getting together with Cousins, Aunts, Uncles  and friends.

As our family grew, and young adults married it was harder to get together but we did manage a few great events

with relatives and friends.  Most of my parents friends were treated equally as relatives.  We even called them Aunt

and Uncle or Grandpa and…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 16, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Notes and Information Shared at Saturday's Workshop. Susi Pentico

1 April 2017            Bonita-Sunnyside Library   Notes and Information

 

5 Generation Charts and Sharing of Information. By Susi Pentico

 

Much to my dismay, the computer system would not show up on the screen.  There fore, I started with what I was going to end with. Nor did we complete the helping of each other as intended but we did get names and places out there for us to think about.

 

Books mentioned:

  1. The Handy Book for…
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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 7, 2017 at 5:15pm — No Comments

Grandfathers Story: A Summery Of Two Canadian Gangsters

In the late 1800's in the town of Galatz, Romania a pogram against the Jews of that town took place. In the dark of night on a fall evening a 10 year old Lillian Rosenberg was secreted away from the burning and killing of the ghetto. After witnessing the killing of her parents a group of gypsies rescued her from certain death and smuggled her away never to see Rumania again.

I cannot to this day imagine the utter horror and sorrow she must have experienced. The anguish she must have…

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Added by Gerald S. Hayes U.E. on March 23, 2017 at 10:13am — 3 Comments

Parents of Isaac Cox b. abt 1795 who married Mary Wise b. abt 1805

I am back to doing genealogy research after having to take a break of several years because I just didn't have time to spend on it. I'm starting with my Cox line and have come upon an interesting book online called The Cox Family in America that gives a lot of history on the several Coxes that came to America from England, Sweden, Holland, Scotland to name some. And even includes early genealogies for many of them. From what I understand Coxes from these different lines spread far and wide…

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Added by Brenda Cox Stetson on March 2, 2017 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Isaac Cox in West Virginia

I am back to doing genealogy research after having to take a break of several years because I just didn't have time to spend on it.  I'm starting with my Cox line and have come upon an interesting book online called The Cox Family in America that gives a lot of history on the several Coxes that came to America from England, Sweden, Holland, Scotland to name some.  And even includes early genealogies for many of them.  From what I understand Coxes from these different lines spread far and…

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Added by Brenda Cox Stetson on February 13, 2017 at 9:45am — No Comments

Twile is now completely free for everybody

 

Doncaster: 7th February 2017

Family history timeline Twile announces its service is now free for all users.

The UK based company, who will be exhibiting at RootsTech in Salt Lake City this

week, have revised their subscription in order to fully embrace their mission of

making family history more engaging for the whole…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 7, 2017 at 8:35am — No Comments

Looking for surnames: Anderson, Knight, Leach, Norris

I am very new to genealogy research.  My welcome email from this site suggested I join surname groups.  I didn't see any of the above names on the surname lists.  Any comments are welcome to help me find info on the 4 names in my post title.    Thanks.

Added by Carol Dismukes on February 2, 2017 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Cox family saltillo ms

I'm trying to find some of my uncle's kin folks

Added by Amanda wilburn on January 26, 2017 at 10:24pm — 1 Comment

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