Category Archives: Genealogy

Amanuensis Monday: Simon Lambertson (wife Laura Upright) Revolutionary War Pension Application File from Ulster Co., NY

This is no known relation to me, but I run a Lamberson surname website, and this is my first foray into documenting some of the Dutch Lambertson families who populated New York State for it. I have seen a few … Continue reading

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Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter: President Obama Descends from 14 Revolutionary War Soldiers

President Obama Descends from 14 Revolutionary War Soldiers An article by Rosemary E. Bachelor in the Suite101.com web site claims that President Obama can count 14 Revolutionary War soldiers in his family tree. Indeed, the further back you go, the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Obituary: Thomas Jefferson “Jeff” Andrews

This was originally published in the newspaper of Vandalia, IL, approximately the last week of December, 1939: THOMAS J. ANDREWS DIES AT HIS HOME NEAR MULLBERKV GROVE Thomas J. Andrews, father of Mrs. Murl Henderson of this city, who had … Continue reading

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NSSAR Research Library, Louisville, KY: Almost Done! Watch The Video

The NSSAR is on track for their members-only ribbon cutting ceremony on the 25 of September and their goal of opening to the public in the latter half of October! This library, which is made up of a significant number … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: The Wayback Machine (Archive of the Internet)

Did you once cite a source and only record the web address where you found the original information, only to find that 3 years later the site no longer exists? Well, weep no longer! Once something is on the internet, … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tuesday: Nelson and Mary Anderson, Swedish Immigrants

I can say with reasonable certainty that almost all of my ancestor families were in the United States before the Revolutionary War. These two are two of my three known ancestors who were not from pre-Revolutionary families. Great-great grandparents Nelson … Continue reading

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Surname Saturday: Lamberson

Today I am focusing on my main dead-end relative, Timothy Lamberson. (Most details of this relative and “The Other Timothy Lamberson” can be found on my website.) Timothy Lamberson married Rebecca Ferguson in May, 1814, in Madison County of the … Continue reading

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INDEXING ALERT: Familysearch Needs Your Help!

Goal for September We are slightly behind in reaching our goal of 200 million records completed in 2010. To give ourselves a boost and help us get closer to our goal for the year, we want to challenge everyone to … Continue reading

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Genealogy Goals For The Fall

Inspired by Astrid’s blog, “Of Trolls and Lemons,” who was inspired by Tina Lyons’s “Gen Wish List,” I am making a Fall genealogy to-do list. Here’s mine, in no particular order: Organize my website Lamberson surname project into groupings of … Continue reading

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UPDATE: NSSAR Library, Louisville, KY

As promised, today I contacted the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution for an update about their nearly completed new research library facility at their national headquarters in Louisville, KY. Rae Ann Sauer (email), NSSAR Archivist, confirmed for me … Continue reading

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