I started my genealogy research when I was a preteen, having always been curious, possibly to the point of aggravation, and would nag family members with questions about our family. I was fortunate to occasionally meet with a 2nd cousin who passed...
Moved to Tennessee as a young man and married Eleanor Ryan. I am trying to track down his service in the Revolutionary War. He did serve in the VA Militia under George Washington some time around 1756.
There are charts to view, but does anyone have an easy to remember explanation of this, so that when you hear second cousin once removed, you know what it means intuitively?
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A user posted a journal here with this scenario where the records were blown up (!).
I have a similar situation where apparently the records from Barnstable county here in Massachusetts were lost in a fire.
What are some other ways to get to...
Is there any chance of enabling us to see who 'votes "up" (likes) our comments on posts? similar to how it shows on FB. This would show who is interested in the subject, who was helped by the comment or who agrees with what...
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State of Victoria maybe Melbourne
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His name is David McDonald and so was his fathers. It appears he was a gardener in South Australia. I have found a story through Trove of a David McDonald being attacked and robbed in Gawler, South Australia in 1868 & 1869 the year he was...
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She was born in Edwards, New York in 1895, married Leon James Coffie in 1917. She died at age 30.They lived in Pitcairn,NY for a time and in the Fullerville areas.Believed she died when my dad was an infant. Any pictures or stories would be...
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I am a forth generation now. My great great grand farther George Mitchell was married to the daughter of the king(Tui Lovoni) and they move to Laucala Island near Qamea Island they had many sons and daughter. One of them is my grandfather Percy...
Lady Marion Yarbrough was a Daughter of the Americal Revolution (I remember her talking about it when my children were babies in the 1970's). Now that she is grown, my daughter may be interested in the details of that information....
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Hi, I'm posting this as a question because the "Support" button which is supposed to show up at the bottom right-hand side of my web browser is no-where to be seen. And yes, I am logged in, and yes I have tried several different types of...
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Back at the end of 2011, I posted a chart of where familytreecircles visitors come from. You can see it here.And here's an update...The United States 27.5%
New Zealand 23.3%
The United Kingdom 11.5%
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What is the likelihood of other members of the Noble's of Mangamuka being laid to rest there also?
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after fruitless searching for my g grandmother ,I finally have a copy of her birth certicate from karl johan parish swedn . her father is shown as - - olaf Petersen . I can,t decipher the first 2 words, very curly writing.she was illegitimate...
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