The greatest accumulation of information on Colonial America records that I have found is on Ancestry, unfortunately via their paid subscription…
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We take for granted the use of modern surnames indicating child-parent relationships. They were not always shared between generations, and at some…
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The Volga Germans (sometimes called Saratov Germans) lived in settlements founded in the Volga River Valley of Russia, where more than 30,000 German…
William (the) Marshal was born about 1146 to John Fitz Gilbert and his second wife Sybil. He served as Marshal, and then Regent, of England under four…
Genealogy meets technology
This is the first in a series of posts on the families of the Beauchamp line. The full references and additional maternal lines are available in My…
Brother vs. brother in the American Civil War
Two lines meet in Ipswich, Massachusetts, in 1709
The marriage of William Durkee and Martha Cross was forbidden, but they married in Ipswich, Massachusetts, against her father’s wishes on December 20…
Guy de Beauchamp (10th Earl of Warwick, “the Saxon”) was born about 1272 to William de Beauchamp, 1st Earl Beauchamp of Warwick, and Lady Maud…
If you do genealogy and lineage work that leads you to 14th century England, specifically the reign of Edward II and Queen Isabella, Medieval historian…
A 20th century immigrant family in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and DeFuniak Springs, Florida