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Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico's Blog – June 2012 Archive (5)

History of the United States Flag

  Flag History for the United States was presented at our local meeting yesterday.

  It started way back  during the Crusades the beginning of our flag. It was designed, changed, redesigned and altered and changed more until we got to the British and the Scot's mingling it together.  Yes, they did.

  It was brought to this country after more mingling and need of a flag separate from Britian. A standard was needed to show the colonies. 

  Many changes took…


Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on June 28, 2012 at 12:14pm — No Comments

War of 1812 update James H. Fuller

James FULLER, Margaret Fuller's father fought in the War of 1812 from Guernsey Co. Ohio.  He was born in Maryland, in 30 Jan 1769 and moved to Ohio when Margaret was young prior to this war. He married 1797 in  Maryland. 

He dies on 30 Jan 1842 Peoria, Illinois, USA. I have picture of his tombstone. 

Margaret was born in Washington Co. Maryland 16 May 1801. 

His children were :

Margaret   my line.

Susannah b 1802   in…


Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on June 23, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

War of 1812 Some Potential on Dad's side

Now on to Dad's side of family: NOEL JONES listed in 1810 census with wife and son Noyes, is never seen again did he serve and is lost forever? What about any of Susan MADISON's family did they serve? What about Alfred and Addison JOHNSON's line? The BARTLETT line, the SWEET families, HAMMOND families, HAMMETT families what about them?

It seems the…


Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on June 18, 2012 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Jamboree Posts 2012

 HI everyone, I am back from Jamboree and a wee rested up.

 I posted a formal report on my teaching blog.Ancestor Seekers by the Root Bound: Jamboree Tidbits to Share

 Then I went back and did a recount of the interesting three days. a coffee' cologne for Saturday too.

That post is on this blog.…


Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on June 16, 2012 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Remember the Boundaries and Place Name Changes, SW Pennsylvania and NW Virginia.

Long ago, this land was all Virginia territory. Then the changes were forced on the people living there, by the encroachment of the people brought in by PENN.

In retrospect I can understand their duress. Virginia law was lower taxes, better government, different church laws, many different aspects to their living in peace verses the laws of the new area of Pennsylvania by Penn. This created an exodus of people out of SW Pennsylvania by 1810 to 1830. Some went as early as 1800 to Ohio and… Continue

Added by Susi (Susan C Jones) Pentico on June 1, 2012 at 6:42pm — 1 Comment

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