Transcription: 1653 Will of Richard Jaques.

1653 will of Richard Jaques.

The following is my detailed transcription of the 1653 will of Richard Jaques.   Probate Will of Richard Jaques MEMORANDUM that in the month of Januarye in the yeare of our Lord God according to the computat???? of the th??? of England one thousand five hundred fiftye and twoe and on or upon the ???th …

How to get, keep, and use a smart cell phone absolutely free!?

Use a smart cell phone absolutely free!

I recently acquired, and keep and continue to use a smart cell phone absolutely FREE!   Considering how important immediate access to all my data, online information, subscriptions and websites are, I felt this was important for others with my extreme interest in (obsession with?) genealogy and family tree research. This entire set up allows …

Coel Hen “Old King Cole”

Old King Cole

Coel Hen “Old King Cole” Ap Tegfan, King of Northern Britain was the 47th great grandfather of my children (Hen is Welsh for “the Old”).   He was the son of Guotepauc Ap Techabt, was born about 320 in Ebrauc (York), England, married Ystradwel Ferch Cadfan (born about 352) and their children were Aiofe Ferch Coel Hen …

Organizing your genealogy research just got a little easier. | NJ.com

Evernote as a genealogy tool.

“I’ve found the most wonderful tool – no, make that tools, plural – to help with organizing your genealogy research collection and organization. The first one is called Evernote (www.evernote.com) and it’s a cloud-based note taking tool available across all digital platforms (PC, iOS, Android, etc.). Think of it as something like Microsoft’s OneNote, but …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Aug 2015.

Mexican map.

The following are the latest Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to August 30, 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions. France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1872 and 1886 Italy Italy, Bari, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1908 Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935 Italy, Genova, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1796-1812, 1838-1859, 1866-1899 Italy, Mantova, Civil Registration …

Mysterious Jamestown burials identified as founders. | Discovery News

Men buried in historic Jamestown are identified.

“Four lost leaders of the first permanent English settlement in the Americas have been identified, thanks to chemical analysis of their skeletons, as well as historical documents. The settlement leaders were mostly high-status men who were buried at the 1608 Jamestown church in Virginia. And all played pivotal roles in the early colony. “They’re very …

Archeological dig at Old Salem uncovers first building erected in Salem. | Winston-Salem Journal

Salem farm house archaeological dig.

“Almost 250 years ago, in frigid February weather, eight craftsmen made the trek from settlements at Bethania and Bethabara to what would soon be known as Salem. Although the Builder’s House was a modest log cabin, it symbolized something much greater: the genesis of Winston-Salem as we know it, said Mo Hartley, the director of …