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Transcription: Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby

Transcription: Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby

Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby SHELBY (Susannah Hart) fl. 1779-84 Susannah Hart was the daughter of Captain Nathaniel Hart. and Sarah Simpson Hart of Caswell County, N.C.,who removed to Kentucky in 1779. Captain Hart was a brother of Thomas Hart, whose daughter married Henry Clay, and of David Hart. The three Harts and two others, […]

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WWII art thefts documented in recently recovered diary of Alfred Rosenberg.

WWII art thefts documented in recently recovered diary of Alfred Rosenberg.

One of my earliest memories is from when I was about five years old, shuffling through a small stack of black and white postcards my parents had collected of Hitler’s compound and bunker, and some of the concentration camps. I was fascinated because my parents had told me what I could understand about the second […]

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Transcription: Biography of William Read Shelby; National cyclopaedia of American biography.

Transcription: Biography of William Read Shelby; National cyclopaedia of American biography.

NOTE: In some biographies of Shelbys of the time, the birthplace is erroneously claimed to be Cameron, Wales, when in truth it was Tregaron, Carnarvon, Wales. ____________ 1842-1930 (handwritten) SHELBY, William Read, railroad president was born in Lincoln county, Ky., Dec. 4, 1842, eldest son of John Warren and Mary H. (Knight) Shelby, and a […]

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Transcription: “Who’s Who in Engineering” bio of William W. Shelby.

Transcription: “Who’s Who in Engineering” bio of William W. Shelby.

SHELBY, William W., Jr., Esmeralda, Coahuila, Mex. ; res. Henderson, Ky. Mining Engr ; b. Henderson, Ky, Nov. 16, 1888 ; s. William W. and Mary (Turner) Shelby ; R.E.M. 1908, B.C.E. 1909, Univ. of Ky ; E.M. Columbia Univ., 1911 ; Kappa Alpha ; m. Lexington, Ky, May 25, 1914, Sallie Bennett ; children: […]

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Transcription: Biography of Dr. Oscar B. Steely ; Dictionary of National Biography

Transcription: Biography of Dr. Oscar B. Steely ; Dictionary of National Biography

DR. OSCAR B. STEELY. Greater than the responsibility of almost any other line of human endeavor is that which rests upon the physician; the issues of life and death are in his hands, and the physician’s skill and power must be his own; not by gift, by purchase or influence can he acquire it. If […]

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Give the gift of your genealogy research labours for Christmas.

Give the gift of your genealogy research labours for Christmas.

Here are some quick ideas I’ve collected for giving to family (and sometimes friends) from one’s own genealogy research this Christmas. Scrapbook. A couple of years ago I made one of these. Although inexpensive because I already had most of the scrapbooking supplies needed, it was very time  consuming. I included scanned documents, photos, quotes, […]

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Transcription: New England Marriages Prior to 1700; page 735; Thing – Thomas

Transcription: New England Marriages Prior to 1700; page 735; Thing – Thomas

Transcription of page 735 of “New England Marriages Prior to 1700″ with numerous surnames including Thomas, Thing, Thissell, Thistle, Denison, Wiggins, Whipple, Gilman, Patch, Thorndike, Belding, Leavitt, Frary, Thompson, Perkins, Tilden, Wood, Winslow, Nelson, Church, Kirtland, Iyans, Graves, Maverick, Shreve, Sherman, Goddard, Critchet, Tilden, Smith, Howland, Pitney, Parker, Balston, Foster, Blakesley, Cofell, Viall, Ford, Walter, […]

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Transcription: The Prominent Families of the United States of America; Pages 402-404; Beekman, Burket and Arnold

Transcription: The Prominent Families of the United States of America; Pages 402-404; Beekman, Burket and Arnold

Transcription of ” The Prominent Families of the United States of America “, including surnames Beekman, Burket and Arnold on pages 402-404. BEEKMAN 2. Catharine, m. Elisha Bondinot. 3. Mary, m. Stephen Bayard. 4. Cornelia, m. Isaac B. Cox. 5. Elizabeth, d. young. He d. I807. GERARD BEEKMAN (1774-1833), b. I774 ; m. Catherine Saunders, […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
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