Monday, February 25, 2008
In 1915, Lyon Gardiner Tyler wrote three volumes and edited two additional volumes dedicated to Virginia Biography. His intention was to cover biographies of important Virginians from the founding of the colony until the present time of publication (1915). The entire work includes more then 2000 pages of biographies of Virginians who were influential in the early history of Virginia.
Posted by Dennis N. Partridge at 1:33 PM
Monday, February 11, 2008
This collection of records includes images of entire pension files for soldiers and sailors who served during the Revolutionary War. These records reveal more details about the veteran's history and service unlike selected service records chosen for genealogical content. They also contain more specific information about a soldier's family, state of health, and life after the war. The index provided is done in partnership with Footnote.com.
Posted by Dennis N. Partridge at 9:24 AM
Sunday, February 10, 2008
Medfield, Massachusetts holds a special interest to me, as my ancestors were some of the original settlers in the town, and many generations of their descendants resided there. This manuscript provides over 12,000 records of births, marriages and deaths in the town up to the year 1850.
Posted by Dennis N. Partridge at 4:09 PM
Friday, February 08, 2008
The Starr Genealogy is a wonderful tool for genealogists to discover their Cherokee genealogy. Unfortunately, Starr uses a very unique and often confusing method of showing the relationships between people. This article hopes to shed some light on how to use the Starr Genealogy to find your own Cherokee Roots.
Posted by Dennis N. Partridge at 8:28 AM