Genealogy Transcription: Will of Thomas Dudley of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Dudley, Thomas; Plaque; Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  The following is my genealogy transcripton of the 1652 will of Thomas Dudley of Roxbury, Massachusettts, as documented in the book “The New England historical and genealogical register, Vol. 5., page 295-297.”   Feature Photo: By Daderot: Memorial plaque for Thomas Dudley at Harvard University, Boston. (For easier reading, I have broken this article into …

The ancestor quest: humor, poems and prose for Genealogists.

Funny genealogy.

I have gathered and transcribed several items of humor, poems and prose for Genealogists that have touched me in some way. The ones I have selected and printed below are my favorites of the hundreds that can be found – and the ones that hit home the most.     Dear Ancestor   Your tombstone …

Genealogy Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe.

Tombstone of Charles G. Blythe.

  The following is my genealogy transcription of the Last Will and Testament of Charles G. Blythe of 22 May 1913, probated 19 Jan 1914 in Covington, Fountain County, Indiana.   THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT   of Charles G. Blythe, of the city of Covington in the County of Fountain and State of Indiana …

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 …

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 Apr 2016.

FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 15 Apr 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 15 Apr 2016.   Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1869 Australia Australia, Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists, 1852-1924 China China, Imperial Examinations and Related Papers (Han Yu-shan Collection), 1646-1904 Germany Germany, Hesse, Frankfurt, Civil Registration, 1811-1814, …

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 …

What we don’t hear about the battle of Vimy Ridge.

Recovering the wounded at Vimy Ridge.

  Today starts the 99th anniversary period (April 9-16th) of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in honor of which I am posting this article previously written and included several links to other posts with information about my ancestors and Vimy Ridge.   The Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought largely by Canadian troops consisting of …

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 …