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Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Sunday's Obituary - Mary Dart nee LeGrave

Me and my great organizational skills! Here let me put this in it's own special folder on my desktop and then completely forget about it. Seriously...that's what I did. For my punishment I w...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Thriller Thursday - Wrapping Up the Villers Trial, Part 3

The Jamestown Weekly Alert, 20JAN1898, pg1Back at it again this week with the third installment in the multi-page transcription of the Villers Trial/Verdict saga. For you another week has pa...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Amanuensis Monday - Wrapping Up the Villers Trial, Part 2

This week I'll be continuing with the pages of information on the Villers trial that appeared in the Jamestown Weekly Alert on January 20th 1898. This post will be fairly short and sweet and...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Sunday's Obituary - Gabriel Kennedy

The Standard Speaker, 30JAN1971, pg 1I'm always trying to firm up my lateral lines. It can help in so many ways. If you're stuck on a direct line ancestor, but you gather information on that...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Amanuensis Monday - Wrapping Up the Villers Trial, Part 1

I've blogged about Martin Joseph (MJ) Villers before. I've shared articles and documents from his attempted murder trial as well as his murder trial. I thought I was done, but then I was con...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Sunday's Obituary - Hugh Barrett

The Plain Speaker, 25FEB1943, pg18My mom's going to love this one! Hugh and his sister, Alice, Barrett were the only two children of Patrick and Bridget Barrett nee Farley that we didn't hav...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Tombstone Tuesday - Caroline Lee

A very special thank you to Richard Boyer for permissionto post his photoI haven't posted on my Lees since August. I haven't really had time since school started up again. When I got a notif...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Amanuensis Monday - Working on my Brown Ancestors

The Plain Speaker, 21MAY1937, pg18After a recent breakthrough in my Barrett line I decided to work on my Brown line. They are connected. Mary Barrett married Thomas Brown Sr. in 1901 and the...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Happy Veterans Day!

(This is a repost from previous years to thank those that have served in the military and to remember those veterans in my family as well. I feel like I'm forgetting someone in my family bel...
Have You Seen My Roots? · 1Y ago

Mystery Monday - Mystery Solved

It all started with a short clipping of a death notice in the Hazleton, Pennsylvania newspaper. It alerted me to my 2nd great grandfather's niece who I didn't know existed and to a sister I ...