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Questions and Ancestors · 1W ago

UPDATE FOR ALL MY BOURNE COUSINS

Looks like we have a shared LEGACY.... So if you click on the BOURNE tag in the post you get all the Bourne posts in the blog. But you knew that. So you probably know that I finally broke th...
Questions and Ancestors · 1M ago

WHY BETSY ALTIZER IS probably NOT THE MOTHER OF SARAH REED AKERS

When I first started the family tree I discovered numerous sources claiming that Sarah Reeds mother was Elizabeth Altizer, but recently found out that that must be wrong. The marriage of Bet...
Questions and Ancestors · 2M ago

THREE YEAR BLOGIVERSARY

IT WAS JUST THREE SHORT YEARS AGO, WHEN I STARTED THIS BLOG TO WRITE ABOUT MY ANCESTORS AND ACCEPT THE 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE. MY HOW TIME FLIES...ONCE YOU FOCUS ON A GOAL, IT IS A LOT EASIE...
Questions and Ancestors · 2M ago

A LITTLE BEDFORD COUNTY HISTORY

After the revolution my ancestors, LT. JOHN NICHOLS and FLAIL PAYNE moved to Bedford from Maryland and started the next chapter in their lives. JOHN married Flayl's daughter MARTHA J PAYNE a...
Questions and Ancestors · 2M ago

Another brick in the wall... Anthony King Sr.

MY 4th Great Grandfather Anthony King Sr. was born in New Jersey and married Dorces Pickle. His son Anthony Junior was the father of my 2nd Great Grandfather Mike King. It is unclear at this...
Questions and Ancestors · 2M ago

WILLIAM HANCOCK SR. OF JAMESTOWN 1580 - 1622

WILLIAM HANCOCK SR. OF JAMESTOWN was the immigrant ancestor of my Hancock line who came to Jamestown to establish a settlement and was killed by "savages" at Thorpe's House in Berkeley Hundr...
Questions and Ancestors · 3M ago

SIMON NICHOLLS - DRUNK IN PUBLIC

Info found at S. Bray's site at Rootsweb:Name: Jr. Nicholls SIMONSex: MBirth: 1642 in England-ScotlandDeath: 1749 in Prince George's Co., MDNote: Simon Nicholls was the Cryer at the Prince G...
Questions and Ancestors · 3M ago

DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS HANCOCKE

THOMAS HANCOCKE born 1525 had at least one son, his birth was recorded in London about 1550. THOMAS HANCOCKE II was the father of WILLIAM HANCOCK of JAMESTOWN, who was killed in Jamestown by...
Questions and Ancestors · 3M ago

GARNER BARTLETT OF LOUDOUN

[Gr-GrandChildren of [E]. Thomas BARTLETT m Margaret BRENT][GrandChildren of [E1] William BERKLEY 1690-1761; 1m a1717 Jane GARDNER; 2m 1723 Elizabeth HANCOCK][Children of [E1C]. William BART...
Questions and Ancestors · 3M ago

WILLIAM BARTLETT OF WESTMORELAND

[E1C]. William BARTLETT [?BERKLEY] b a1722 Westmoreland Co, VA; d 1804 Wp 1804 Loudoun Co, VA; m a1743 Westmoreland Co, VA Mary GARDNER or JANNEY b a1725 (of Westmoreland Co, VA); d aft 1804...