- My Price Ancestors, an Impenetrable, Impervious Brick Wall Line. 52 Ancestors, Week 21: Brick Wall
- My Beardsley Ancestors, the Lost Village of Beard’s Wood, My Family Connection to P.T. Barnum and General Tom Thumb. 52 Ancestors, Week 20: Bearded.
- Walpurgisnacht (Saint Walpurgis Night), Saint Walpurga, My Ancestors Named Walpurgis from Tauber Franconia (Germany)
- My Ancestor, Royal Servant Edmund Moody Saved the Life of Henry VIII and Changed History! 52 Ancestors, Week 16 – Should Be a Movie.
- 52 Ancestors, Week 15: Solitude. Quaker Ancestors. Quakers and the Invention of Solitary Confinement.
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Monthly Archives: May 2022
My Ancestor James McTeer (Mateer) from Kilkeel, Down, N. Ireland. Lived in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Related lines. 52 Ancestors, Week 22: Conflict.
I wrote this blog entry ten days early and am updating it today. Tomorrow the prompt for 52 Ancestors, Week 22 will be Conflict. I am interpreting this week’s prompt to mean conflicting records, conflicting family trees, etc. In this … Continue reading
Posted in Classic Hollywood Actors, Famous Kin, Genealogy, Religious Tagged Albert, Alice Jane Peters, Anderson, Carole Lombard, Carothers, Carruthers, Centre County Pennsylvania, Chambers, Christian, County Down, Cumberland County Pennsylvania, Denelson, Donaldson, Donelson, Fairfield County Ohio, family history, Family Tree, French and Indiana War, Genealogy, Ireland, Irish, Kilkeel, Linaberry, Lindaberry, Mateer, McTeer, Mechanicsburg, Meteer, Mifflin County Pennsylvania, Nelson, Northern Ireland, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Donaldson Lines, Perry County Ohio, Presbyterian, Price, Scots-Irish, Sharon, Silver Spring Presbyterian Church 1 Comment
My Ancestor Richard Taylor, the Tailor! 52 Ancestors, Week 20: Textile.
What came to my mind immediately when I read this week’s prompt was several of my ancestors with occupations directly related to wool, including my quite successful Trowbridge and Cogswell ancestors that were identified with the woolen trade and manufacturing. … Continue reading
My Cousin Carole Lombard. Our shared Mateer/Meteer Ancestors.
Carole Lombard was an American movie actress who became one of the highest paid stars of the 1930s. She is probably best known for starring in comedies and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role … Continue reading
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My Immigrant Ancestor Daniel Strang, Sr. – A Frenchman Who Could NOT Make a Tasty Fricassee!
This week’s writing prompt for 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is Food and Drink. I immediately thought of my ancestor Daniel Strang, Sr! Evidently, according to Madam Knight of Boston, he may have owned an inn and tavern in Rye, … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy, Recipes Tagged 52 Ancestors, Brown Fricassee, Colonial America, Colonial America Cooking, Colonial New York, Cooking, England, family history, Family Tree, Food and Drink, France, French, French Cooking, French Huguenots, Fricassee, Genealogy, Gien, Lemaistre, Loiret, Lorret, New York, Rabbit, Recipes, Rye New York, Strang, Strang's Tavern, Streing, The Chateau de Chamerolles, Westchester County New York 2 Comments