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Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr.

Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr.

Amazon.com Widgets Shop Amazon – Get Up to 80% Back When You Sell Us Your Books Brig. Gen. Evan Shelby Jr. of Tregaron, Wales Brigadier General Evan S. Shelby Jr., born in 1725 in Tregaron, Ceredigion, Wales to Evan (Dhu) Shelby (Selby) and his wife Catherine Morgan and was baptised in St. Caron’s church. This […]

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Transcription: German Pioneers of the Ship Mortonhouse

Transcription: German Pioneers of the Ship Mortonhouse

  Transcription of a passenger list of German pioneers of the ship Mortonhouse, including Ulrich Croll. —————————- Mortonhouse 1729 25 Sworn Before the Governour in Council, 19th August 1729. Cleared from Deal in Great Britain. James Coultas. Rt Charles “At the Courthouse of Philadelphia, August 19th, 1729, … A List was presented of the Names […]

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Genealogy News Bites – April 3, 2014

Genealogy News Bites – April 3, 2014

  ID News Roots & Branches: First state death certificates to be on Internet soon “Roots & Branches” reader Matthew Prinkey recently asked for an update that’s been on the minds of many genealogists with Pennsylvania roots since the state loosened access to the early birth and death certificates: When are they coming online? The […]

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 13, 2014.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – March 13, 2014.

The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to their collections as of today, March 13, 2014.   FamilySearch.org England England, Norfolk Bishop’s Transcripts, 1685-1941 Germany Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Family Group Sheets, 1830-1900 Mexico Mexico, Zacatecas, Catholic Church Records, 1605-1980 Sweden Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860 Switzerland Switzerland, Fribourg, Census, 1834 […]

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Evan (Dhu) Isaac Shelby of Tregaron, Wales

Evan (Dhu) Isaac Shelby of Tregaron, Wales

Evan (Dhu) Isaac Shelby was the son of David Phillip “Phillip” Shelby (1648-1731) and Margaretta Alexander (1660-    ). He was born about 1694 at the beginning of the reign of William and Mary (1690-1695), and was baptised on September 2, 1694 at St. Caron’s Church in Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales. He was most likely a […]

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Transcription: William Read Shelby biographies

Transcription: William Read Shelby biographies

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. ____________ Shelby, William Read, Vice-President, Treasurer and Purchasing Agent Grand Rapids & Indiana Ry. Oflice Grand Rapids. Mich. Born Dec. 4, 184, in Lincoln County, Kentucky. Educated at Centre […]

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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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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – February 7, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – February 7, 2014

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions   FamilySearch.org Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2013 Colombia Colombia, Military Records, 1809-1958 Paraguay Paraguay, Catholic Church Records, 1754-1981 Philippines Philippines, Manila Civil Registration, 1899-1994 Portugal Portugal, Passport Registers and Application Files, 1800-1946 Spain Spain, Diocese of Lugo, Catholic Parish Records, 1550-1930 Spain, Province of Málaga, Municipal Records, 1760-1925 […]

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