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Land Records - Are you using them?

  Land Records

  Have you used Land Records? Do you know who a Grantor is and a Grantee is?  Have you relatives of the past that have  Land Warrants or Land Patents?  

Bounty-Land…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 22, 2016 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Frize Family Mystery

A french cook was abroad a french ship on its way to Ireland. The ship landed and the cook settled in Co. Donegal, Ireland. There he met a native woman, married and had several children. They all settled around Letterkenny and had great families themselves. the supposed cook's name is Pierre Ambrose Frize.

So is the family folklore of my father's mother's father. Columb Frize came to Scotland, from Ireland, in search of work. Married my great-grandmother and started a line of Scottish…

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Added by Dorothy Fiona Robinson on April 21, 2016 at 10:07am — No Comments

Scott's in Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties, Virginia

  As some of our members pointed out, if you have the right lines and religion you do not need to leave your home to do

  your research.  Yes, for some it comes easier than others.  We early American downliners, have such a mixed  heritage we seldom have anything near that type of success.  

  We seem to have various religious backgrounds and changing as the time moves forward.  Having found some    genetic backgrounds are more true to the basic faith…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 10, 2016 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Scott's in Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties, Virginia

  As some of our members pointed out, if you have the right lines and religion you do not need to leave your home to do

  your research.  Yes, for some it comes easier than others.  We early American downliners, have such a mixed  heritage we seldom have anything near that type of success.  

  We seem to have various religious backgrounds and changing as the time moves forward.  Having found some    genetic backgrounds are more true to the basic faith…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 10, 2016 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Stockkford

In 1998 a Stockford gave me a comprehensive print out of my Family Tree going back to William Stockford 1715. It was kindly donated by Keith Hazel it included Duns Tew and Barton Stockfords.

Sadly I have mislaid the whole file. If any kind person has such a list I would appreciate a copy. I am willing to pay expences.

Best wishes.

Anthony John Stockford.

North Oxon.

Added by Anthony John Stockford on April 3, 2016 at 2:29am — No Comments

Stockkford

In 1998 a Stockford gave me a comprehensive print out of my Family Tree going back to William Stockford 1715. It was kindly donated by Keith Hazel it included Duns Tew and Barton Stockfords.

Sadly I have mislaid the whole file. If any kind person has such a list I would appreciate a copy. I am willing to pay expences.

Best wishes.

Anthony John Stockford.

North Oxon.

Added by Anthony John Stockford on April 3, 2016 at 2:29am — No Comments

Puzzle Pieces, That is What They Are

Puzzle Pieces, That is What They Are

Putting together new data into my program, my mind said, new pieces to the puzzle.

Yes, they are new pieces to the puzzle.  That is why we ask or are supposed to be asking each family member for help in resolving our lost data.

Each member of the family takes away a different thought besides their shared thoughts. Each person remembers activities differently in prospective to their selves instead of…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on April 2, 2016 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Seminar was a Success- New Researching to Happen

Out Fall Seminar turned out with a small crowd but great speakers. We learned a lot about Germany and Research and we learned a lot about Scottish/Irish Ancestors.  

Sis broke her neck the next day when she became ill and fell.  Spent month at hospital and is recovering nicely now, at our home.

We are going to try some new methods of Education for our society members. Jamboree's and Seminars are getting priced out of many's income bracket.…

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Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on March 18, 2016 at 2:10pm — No Comments

My Haines relatives claim that Richard Haines (1636-1682), who died aboard the shipAmity, had a brother who settled in Pennsylvania.  Peter S. Haines said that Richard of Aynhoe had a brother John Ha…

My Haines relatives claim that Richard Haines (1636-1682), who died aboard the shipAmity, had a brother who settled in Pennsylvania.  Peter S. Haines said that Richard of Aynhoe had a brother John Haynes (spelled differently).  Does anybody have information on Richard's brother John?  Thanks.   Richard D. Haines

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Added by Richard Douglass Haines on March 16, 2016 at 7:26pm — 1 Comment

My Haines relatives claim that Richard Haines (1636-1682), who died aboard the shipAmity, had a brother who settled in Pennsylvania.  Peter S. Haines said that Richard of Aynhoe had a brother John Ha…

My Haines relatives claim that Richard Haines (1636-1682), who died aboard the shipAmity, had a brother who settled in Pennsylvania.  Peter S. Haines said that Richard of Aynhoe had a brother John Haynes (spelled differently).  Does anybody have information on Richard's brother John?  Thanks.   Richard D. Haines

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Added by Richard Douglass Haines on March 16, 2016 at 7:26pm — No Comments

Search and Research

I bought a book call The family tree Problem Solver it was telling me there's a different from search and research I still don't see much difference. I just want to know how to get more out researching my ancestors. I have been searching since 2004 and have a lot of people ,places and etc.,but my biggest problem I can't find the information I want. Being home bound now I would like help on some free sites because I just can't keep paying Ancestry.

    I have gone back to my…

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Added by Elaine Cynthia Mitchell Thomas on March 14, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Martin Family

Hi, I want to start by joining a Martin Working Group. If helpful I do have DNA findings if this is helpful. We think Abram Martin was our immigrant to the Virginia Colony. My father's family moved eventually to Albemarle County in Virginia. They were mostly farmers. Thanks for any help.

Added by Charles Andrew Martin on March 11, 2016 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Searching For My Biological Family

I am David Volk born on December 20, 1977 and abandoned a few hours after my birth in a bathroom of a McDonald's in Newark, NJ.

I have dna testing on ancestry, ftdna, find23andme and gedmatch.  My Paternal FTDNA Test indicates the BELYEA Surname. I have a 5th cousin match on ancestry for a Belyea who's ancestors were from Aroostock, Maine.

My Maternal Side appears to be Levesque, Cote, Soucy,  Michaud, Bouchard & Chasse.

Please share my story.…

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Added by david volk on March 1, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Bruins family history

The latest version of the 'Bruinsboek'.Bruinsboek.pdf

Added by Harm Jan (Harry) Bruins on February 29, 2016 at 7:03am — No Comments

Richard Haines ancestry

I have gathered together the information I found regarding Richard's ancestry and created a website that contains proof of Richard's ancestry. The web address is (http://hainesfamilyofnewjersey.myfreesites.net/

Added by Peter Stewart Haines on February 19, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) Offers Free Webinar Tuesday, 16 February 2016

News Release 2 February 2016

Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) Offers Free Webinar Tuesday, 16 February 2016

“The Importance of Context in Record Analysis” by Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FVGS

Source citations provide context for the information we gather. The details provide background context that helps us…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 2, 2016 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Hong Kong Police

In the 19th. century constables for the European contingent of the Hong Kong Police were recruited from the UK.  Most came from London's Metropolitan Police, Scottish Constabularies or the Royal Irish…

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Added by Christine Thomas on January 21, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Registration Opens for the National Genealogical Society's 2016 Family History Conference

NATIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

3108 Columbia Pike, Suite 300

Arlington, VA 22204-4370

Phone 703-525-0050 or 800-473-0060

Fax 703-525-0052…

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Added by Gena Philibert Ortega on December 2, 2015 at 8:34am — No Comments

Genealogy Bruins English

Here is the genealogy of the Bruins family in English.Bruins%20English.pdf

Added by Harm Jan (Harry) Bruins on November 14, 2015 at 9:44am — No Comments

The Amazing Story That Went Before -- Henry Enlists!

Henry Enlists!

Added by Meghan Dewhurst-Conroy on November 5, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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