Meek, George - Revolutionary War Plaque
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Transcription: Biography of Capt. George Meek and Rachel Meek.

Transcription: Biography of Capt. George Meek and Rachel Meek.   Capt. George MEEK, Mark’s 6th great grandfather, was born in 1741 in Maryland to Robert and Elizabeth (Alexander) MEEK. He married Rachel HERRON (b. 1749; d. after 1810) daughter of read on…

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Probate record of Henry Jaques.
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Transcription: Probate record of Henry Jaques.

The following is my full transcription of a scan of the original probate record for Henry Jaques.   Henry Jaques Deceased At a term of the Court of Common pleas, within and for the County of Geauga, in the state read on…

Joan of Kent and Edward of Angouleme
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Joan, Fair Maid of Kent

  Joan, Countess of Kent was Princess of Wales and was also known as Joan, Fair Maid of Kent. Her other titles included Princess of Aquitaine, Countess of Salisbury and Baroness Wake of Liddell. She was also the 26th great read on…

"Wessenden Valley" on the Pennine Way footpath south of Marsden in West Yorkshire. The area is part of the Marsden Moor Estate.
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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Mar.

The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Mar. Featured image: “Wessenden Valley” on the Pennine Way footpath south of Marsden in West Yorkshire. The area is part of the Marsden Moor Estate.   read on…

Deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes.
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Tragic gas poisoning deaths of Daniel and Isabella McDougall.

  I have found myself fascinated by the stories of the trials, tribulations and tragedies of our ancestors, and this story about the deaths by gas poisoning of Daniel and Isabella McDougall tragically caused by their daughter, Agnes is no exception. read on…

Joseph Philias Albert Emery
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Transcription: Attestation papers of Pte. J. P. Albert Emery, C.E.F.

 Following is my transcription of the form or the Attestation Papers of Pte. J. P. Albert Emery, Canadian Expeditionary Forces, WWI.   ATTESTATION PAPERS OF J.P. ALBERT EMERY FRONT Stamp in upper left corner:  Triplicate Stamp in upper right corner:  read on…