Gerrit Van Swearingen is the first Swearingen in North American.
Irish temper happens to the best of us...even those it shouldn't happen too
Samuel Joseph my maternal grandfather will turn 98 next week.
Between 1663 and 1673 over 750 woman were sent to New France to populate the place...4 of my direct ancestors were among the woman up for the challenge.
The bachelor...William Stoughton, esquire.
Celebrating my back heritage....The discovery at the courthouse.
John Besner was a mystery to our family for so long. His story needs to be told, and perhaps someone else will not have to suffer his fate.
Ebenzer Nims & Sarah Hoyt fine a way to endure captivity.
This weeks #52ancestors prompt was surprise.
My grandmother was proud to be pure French Canadian...she died before I i could surprise her with the information she was also English...
Who in my family tree would i want to have a beer with?