Tag: Marriage

Transcription: Wedding Certificate of Joseph Ambler and Ann Williams

Transcription: 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 in […]

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The Science of Husbandry on a Human Scale

The Science of Husbandry on a Human Scale

We’ve all heard of the centuries old practice and science of husbandry. The definition according to “The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language” is: hus·band·ry (hzbn-dr) The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising livestock; agriculture. The application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding. Careful management or conservation […]

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A Primer on Cemetery Research to Find Ancestors

A Primer on Cemetery Research to Find Ancestors

Cemetery research absolutely is one of the most valuable tools for genealogy research. Although I’m pretty much housebound and don’t get out much now, there was a time when I did venture out and do research in places such as cemeteries. As a matter of fact, I previously wrote about one experience at an old […]

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Genealogy News Bites to July 1, 2014.

Genealogy News Bites to July 1, 2014.

The following are the genealogy news bites and headlines up to and including June 30, 2014. KQED (blog) You Can Transform Your Genetic Ancestry Data into Health Info, But Your … For just $5, Promethease can turn ancestry/family DNA data from companies like 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA, and/or ancestry.com into DNA health data. The link here has […]

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Transcription: Jaques Family Bible

Transcription: Jaques Family Bible

Following is my transcription of the image of the Jaques Family Bible. FAMILY RECORD MARRIAGE IS HONORABLE IN ALL. Births Parents Harvey Samuel Jaques was born in Butler County Ohio. September 5th 1834. married Sept. 23, 1862. Martha Jane Stout was born in Franklin County Indiana. July 10th 1840. The Stout farm was in Springfield […]

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Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

In researching genealogy, translating French words as well as words from other languages can be troublesome and mistakes can easily be made. Getting one term wrong can mean taking your research off in the wrong direction based on the interpretation of that word. While researching my French Canadian, Acadian and French Canadian ancestors, I frequently […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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