Genealogical and memorial history of the state of New Jersey; Thorne-Thorn.

First Muster, Spring 1637, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

The following is my genealogy transcription of the Genealogical and memorial history of the state of New Jersey; volume II, pages 548-552; Thorne – Thorn. William Thorne was the 10th great grandfather to our children.   (Featured image above: First Muster, Spring 1637, Massachusetts Bay Colony via Wikipedia.org.)   548 STATE OF NEW JERSEY.   THORNE-THORN   Salem, Massachusetts Bay …

Genealogy Transcription: US Quaker Meeting Records of 1681-1935, pg 18.

Records of Radnor Monthly Meeting.

  The following is my transcription of page 18 of US Quaker Meeting Records of 1681-1935. Although it appears to be incomplete, it was fine for my purposes – information about John Bevan.   18 John Bevan, as this good man lived many years in Pennsylvania, I hope it will not be thought improper to …

Genealogy Transcription: Philadelphia Quaker Meeting Records of 1681 to 1935.

4th and Arch St. Friends Meeting House in the late 19th century.

  The following is my genealogy transcription of the Quaker Meeting Records page covering later 1808 and 1809 in the Quaker Meeting Records of 1681 to 1935 from the Philadelphia Meeting.   Names of the Deceased | Date of the order for Interment | Age of the deceased | Where Buried | Late Residence | Occasional Notes Sarah Taylor, wife of Lewis Taylor | 11th …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

Salem, Massachusetts: Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

  The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to date.   Although I have worked in the past to post these each week, I’m finding that the updates are not as regular as they used to be and therefore, it’s much better to post them every two weeks (approximately).   FamilySearch.org Updates …

Genealogy transcription: Obituary for Mrs. Carl Kiefer

Kiefer, Mrs. Carl Kiefer; Obituary

The following is my genealogy transcription of the Obituary for Mrs. Carl Kiefer. (Original data, images and more are available for this individual and family on Blythe Genealogy.)  Mrs. Carl Kiefer Mrs. Carl Kiefer of the Johnson Apartments died late Friday afternoon following a heart attack in a downtown department store. The Cleveland – born woman …

Heredis genealogy software: Not a viable replacement for Family Tree Maker.

Quaker Meeting House Sign

  Recently, I awoke to an email during the holiday season from Heredis offering a big discount on their newest, 2015 version of their Heredis genealogy software.   I had tried an older version a couple of years ago and liked what I saw.   Unfortunately, however, I soon discovered the Achilles heel of this …

William Thorne: Signer of the historic Flushing Remonstrance.

Flushing Quakeer Friends' Meeting House and Burial Ground (in rear), built c. 1695.

William Thorne, my children’s 10th great grandfather, was born March 7, 1616 to John (1580-1621) and Constance (1584-1617) Thorne in Dorset, England. Although it is unclear whether the marriage occurred in England or Massachusetts, he married Sarah “Susannah” Booth (1608-1675) who married William Hallett after the death of her first husband William Thorne. Sometime between …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Dec 2015.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 17 June 2015.

Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Dec 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Dec 2015.   Australia Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration (District Registers), 1839-1938 Italy Italy, Caltanissetta, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1820-1935 Italy, Pescara, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1929 Italy, Ragusa, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1900-1940 Italy, Savona, …