Transcription: Wills of Centre County, Pennsylvania

Transcription: Wills of Centre County, Pennsylvania.

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Spread the love…          The following is my transcription of abstracts of Wills of Centre County, Pennsylvania. Featured image: Farmstead dating from 1858 in Ferguson, Centre, Pennsylvania.   WILLS OF CENTRE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA   by Ira F. Fravel, Col. U.S. Army, published read on…


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Cardinal Henry Beaufort and Joan of Arc

Cardinal Henry Beaufort

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Spread the love…            Cardinal Henry Beaufort (de Beaufort) was born in 1375 in Castle Beaufort, Anjou, France to Sir John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster (1340- ) and Katharine (de Roët ) Swynford (c. 1350 – 1403), widow of Sir read on…


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Transcription: 70 signers of the Founding of Arichat Parish, Cape Breton.

Transcription: 70 signers of the Founding of Arichat Parish, Cape Breton.

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Spread the love…            Following is the transcription of the short biographies of the 70 signers of the founding of Arichat Parish, Cape Breton, as originally translated by Lena Samson in 2006.   The 70 signers of the Founding of Arichat Parish, Cape read on…


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Transcription: Baptism record of Elizabeth Chamberlaine of Harrington, Northamptonshire, 2 Sep 1676.

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Spread the love…            The following is my transcription of two pages of parish records including that of the baptism record of Elizabeth Chamberlaine of Harrington, Northamptonshire of 2 Sep 1676.   Chamberlaine, Elizabeth; Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages read on…


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St. Mary Church, North Somercotes, Lincolnshire

Transcription: North Somercotes, Lincolnshire Parish register for 1721-1722.

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Spread the love…            The following is my transcription of the North Somercotes, Lincolnshire Parish register for 1721-1722; Lincolnshire Marriage Index.   83 1721 Marriages 24 Aprill Edward Saul & Elizabeth Olin 27 Aprill Thomas Skoopham & Elizabeth Crosby May 1st read on…


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Isaac Shelby

False portraits: In genealogy, don’t take portraits at face value.

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Spread the love…           I happened upon this article on the Library and Archives Canada Blog a while back and was surprised to learn just how prevalent false portraits really are.   Although I have been aware that some portraits were read on…


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