Blythe Genealogy

Discovering our American, Canadian and European ancestors.

A Blythe Doppelganger

While researching the Shelby family including the original Welsh Quaker immigrant Evan Isaac Shelby (8th great grandfather to my father-in-law), his son Brigadier General Evan Shelby (7th great granduncle) and Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky (1st cousin, 8 times removed, born 1750), I was amazed by the resemblance between my father-in-law and Governor Isaac Shelby.

Melansons: An Acadian History

In an email he wrote to my mother after the rest of their family had long since passed on, Uncle Paul stated categorically that he did not believe in ghosts. This being said, however, he has never found an explanation for the strange occurrences he described that happened while he lived at and remodeled my Grandmére's house after he moved into it upon her death in 1961.

As he put it in a recent email, "We never (saw) things like ghosts, shadows etc, but whenever I made changes to her house strange things would happen to let me know (she) wasn't very happy with what I was doing to her house"...

Acadian genealogy.

A Scandinavian History

David Gummeson, born February 8, 1843, son of Gudmund Gumme Svensson and his wife Anna Olafsdotter, of Sweden, married Kristine “Christina” Nelson, born February 17, 1857, who was the daughter and second oldest of eight children of Peter Gustaf Nilsson and Johanna “Hanna Johansdotter”, both of Sweden...