Category Archives: Genealogy

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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Why share your genealogy on WeRelate.org?

I am considering adding this tool to my genealogy toolbox. This seems like a good way to collaborate on dead-end relatives with multiple researchers. It also looks like a good place to gather stories of a common ancestor from descendants … Continue reading

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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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