- 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.
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Tag Archives: Merchant
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.
This week’s writing prompt is the word bearded. Although, my great-great grandfather John Davis Kennedy had a pretty cool looking beard in the photo of him in his US Civil War Union uniform, there is not much else to write … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Famous Kin, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, Albright, Allis, Amy Adams, Anna Gunn, Bardsley, Beard, Beard's Wood, Beardslee, Beardsley, Belding, Blakeman, Boston, Christian, Church of England, Clement, Cole, Colonial America, Colonial Connecticut, Colonial Massachusetts, Concord, Connecticut, Derbyshire, Doman, Edward Norton, Emily Dickinson, England, English, Erewash River, family history, Family Tree, Frank Kellogg, French, Fuller, Genealogy, General Tom Thumb, Harvey, Harvie, Howard Dean, Howard Hawks, Ilkieston, Janis Joplin, Jeremiah Day, leah, Leicestershire, Leonard, London, Lost Villages, Massachusetts, Meekins, Merchant, Mollis Chapel, Northup, Nottinghamshire, Phil Knight, Prindle, PT Barnum, Root, Scott, Ship Planter, St. Mary's Ilkieston, Stratford, The Black Death, Treat Williams, Wells, WK Kellogg, Wood, Zoe Kazan 2 Comments
The Three Daisys. 52 Ancestors, Week 11: Flowers. March Theme: Females.
I was not looking forward to this week’s writing prompt. I have zero direct ancestors with a flower name, and not really any gardening stories to share of any ancestors I know about. So, I decided to branch out to … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, Armstrong, Brownell, Curtis, Daisy, Diemart, family history, Family Tree, Fast, Females, Flowers, French, Genealogy, Harvey, Kansas, Lewis, Lyons, Marihugh, Merchant, Missouri, Moore, Nebraska, Parker, Prindle, Tooman, Tunis, Wallace 2 Comments
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Theme for March: Females. The story of the life of my 3rd great-grandmother Cordelia Merchant Cole.
March is Women’s History Month. The writing theme for March is “Females” and for this ninth week it is “Female.” I have so many women in my family tree I could write about. And later in the month, I for … Continue reading
Posted in 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, Genealogy Tagged 52 Ancestors, A scandalous affair, Arnold, Barre, Barre Orleans New York, Broome, Broome County New York, Canfield, Chenango B, Cole, Colesville, Colonial America, Colonial Connecticut, Colonial Massachusetts, DeKalb County, family history, Family Tree, Frederick, French, Fuller, Genealogy, Hoosick, Indiana, Losure, Lozier, Marchant, Merchant, Morgan, New York, Newville De Kalb County Indiana, Northrup, Orleans County Alms "Poor" House and Cemetery, Orleans County New York, Otsego New York, Oviatt, Palmer, Prindle, Rensselaer New York, Root, Temple, Women's History Month, Worcester New York 6 Comments
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Week 8: Courting. My Ancestor Mary Wheldon Taylor. Her Life and Death.
The writing prompt for this week is “Courting”. Either as in courting in the law or courting as in romance. I could write about the myriad of ancestors that are found in Colonial American court records, including the ancestor I … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged 52 Ancestors, Ancestry, Arnold, Barnstable County, Basford, Cape Cod, Colonial Massachusetts, Coroners Inquest, Courting, Dennis Township, Duxbury, Duxbury Bay, Edward Doty, England, family history, Family Tree, Gabriel Wheldon, Inquest, Jury of Inquest, Marchant, Martha Cross, Mary Wheldon Taylor, Massachusetts, Merchant, Nottinghamshire, Plymouth Colony, Robin Hood, Sherwood Forest, United Kingdom, Wheldon, William Durkee, Yarmouth 3 Comments
My Lozier/Losure/Loser/Looser/Loeser Ancestors from Oberriexingen, Germany (and related lines)
My maternal 3rd great-grandparents Joseph Losure and Sarah Lozier were 1st cousins. The furthest I can take this line back is to my 8th great-grandfather Elias Looser. He was born about 1663 in Oberriexingen, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. I found one … Continue reading
Posted in Genealogy Tagged Alertshausen, ancestors, Ancestry, Baden-Württemberg, Basel, blog, Diedenshausen, DNA, Dumbald, Dumbauld, family history, family stories, Family Tree, First Cousins intermarriage, Genealogy, German, Germany, Girkhausen, Hager, Harnester, History, Indiana, Kasebier, Keller, Kemper, Lang, Lörrach, Loeser, Loew, Loewe, Looser, Lorrach, Loser, Losure, Lozier, Lueckel, Merchant, Michaelis, North Rhine-Westphalia, Oberriexingen, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Perry County Ohio, Rausch, research, Scheffhen, Schwenck, Siegen-Wittgenstein, Stuttgart, Swiss, Switzerland, Tschudi, Womelsdorf 1 Comment