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 …

Genealogy and bio: Evan Isaac Shelby of Tregaron, Wales

River Brenig at Tregaron.

Evan Isaac Shelby of Tregaron, Wales was the son of David Phillip “Phillip” Shelby (1648-1731) and Margaretta Alexander (1660-    ) and was the one who was honored by future namesakes including Brigadier General Evan Shelby. (The original data, images and more on this individual and family are also available on Blythe Genealogy.) Also believed to …

It’s important to know naming conventions for genealogy #namingconventions.

Naming conventions in genealogy.

  I have learned to pay close attention to the names of individuals in my research as knowledge of naming conventions can be key to investigating a family’s genealogy. Frequently, the names provide valuable clues to the answers to my questions.   Individuals from differing cultures, time periods, religions and families were known to follow …

Transcription: Wedding Certificate of Joseph Ambler and Ann Williams

Wedding Certificate of Joseph Ambler and Ann Williams

The following is my transcription of the marriage certificate of Joseph Ambler and Ann Williams for their marriage of 6da 8mo 1720 in Merion Meeting House, Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania.   Joseph Ambler of the Township of Montgomery in the County of Philadelphia, Wheelright, and Ann Williams, daughter of Jno. Williams of ye Township of Meirion …

The Jordans coming to America.

Jordan's Point plaque.

The following is the outline of events surrounding the Jordans coming to America.   In June, 1609, Samuel Jordan (1575-1623) set sail for America on the ship “Sea Venture.” He was the 12th great grandfather to my children, and he founded a plantation called Jordan’s Journey, in Prince George County, Virginia. He was burgess for …