Category Archives: Primary Sources Online

To America! Santiago de Cuba Steamship from Copenhagen to New York arriving Aug. 1869

Thanks for the National Library of Sweden’s Online Digitized Swedish newspapers collection, which is fully text searchable, I found a newspaper advertisement of the exact voyage my ancestors took to America! This from the Gotlands tidning (Gotland Journal) published July … Continue reading

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A Friend of Friends Friday: Slaves named in Worcester Co., MD, property records, Book AX (incomplete)

The following are transcriptions of records I have found in the Land Records of Worcester County, Maryland, Book AX, related to slaves during the year 1831. I do not believe these are all such records in this book during this … Continue reading

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Friend of Friends Friday: Slaves named in Worcester Co., MD, property records, Book AW (incomplete)

Recently I discovered that property records for Maryland, ALL of them, have been digitized and put online at MDLandRec.net . While looking through the indexes for the letter L, I have come across entries called “List of Importation of Negroes,” … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday: The other one: Nicholas Long of Caroline County, VA, and KY, Rev. Pension Application

Last Monday I provided the transcript of Nicholas Long of Culpeper, VA, mentioning he was one of two Nicholas Longs who frequently get confused in genealogical research of the area. Today I provide the transcription of the second Nicholas Long. … Continue reading

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Church Record Sunday: The Primitive Baptist Library of Carthage, Illinois

I was looking around for something to share for one of the Geneabloggers.com themes, and I came across The Primitive Baptist Library of Carthage, Illinois. While this may not look like much at first glance, this resource is an amazing … Continue reading

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Amanuensis Monday: Nicholas Long of Culpeper, VA, and TN, Rev. Pension Application

Two Nicholas Longs filed for Revolutionary War pensions. One was from Caroline Co., VA, and one from Culpeper Co., VA. One later settled in KY and the other in TN. These two are frequently mixed up on people’s accounts of … Continue reading

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MDLandRec.Net A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland

Did you know you can view ALL Maryland land records online!?!?!? REALLY!!!! MDLandRec.Net A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland A Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives The Maryland Judiciary, the … Continue reading

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