Archaeologists uncover new finds at historic Jamestown. | Popular Archaeology

Jamestown archaeological dig.

Archaeologists at the historic James Fort site of Jamestown in southern Virginia may be closing in on a well that was dug by the site’s early colonists during the formative years of America’s first successful English colony. The prospect is tantalizing because, in the years that archaeologists have been conducting investigations and research at the …

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

David Coon and Mary Ann (Adams)

I spent a great deal of time transcribing the typewritten copies of handwritten letters of David Coon to his wife and children from Confederate prison, marking the days until his subsequent death from disease. The original transcriptions were completed by his son, Dr. William B. Coon in 1913, one for each family member. My father-in-law …

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – May 27, 2014

The following are the newest FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com updates and additions to May 27, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Brazil Brazil, Mato Grosso, Civil Registration, 1845-2013 Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul, Miscellaneous Records, 1748-1998 Canada Quebec, Notarial Records, 1800-1920 Chile Chile, Santiago, Cemetery Records, 1821-2011 China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2013 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic, …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – April 26, 2014

The following are the updates and additions for Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org between April 17 and 26, 2014.  

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – January 31, 2014

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.

FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 3, 2014

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – February 9, 2013

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