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Jacob and Margaret Bonham Moore

Jacob Moore, my 3rd great grandfather, was born in 1750 at Moore’s Creek, New Hanover, North Carolina.  He is the son of Dennis Moore and Sarah Elizabeth Pettigrew.    300 more words


Dutoi Family Genealogy

The Dutoi family came to America about 1700. They were Huguenots, looking for a safe place to live. The English settlers on the James River disliked the French-speaking newcomers, so pushed them to the west of Richmond, hoping the local Indians would wipe them out. 109 more words


The Family of Moses, Jr. and Henrietta Cohen 1880-1900: Years of Growth and Change

The years from 1880 through 1900 were years of continued growth for the children of Moses and Adeline Cohen, as their children had more children and as their grandchildren grew and had families of their own as well.  1,539 more words

Family Information And Updates

200/365 - TOO GOOD TO MISS

Last Sunday, an opportunity to record an important moment for our family presented itself.

We had decided not to go out for dinner, but to spend the time here at home with our daughter and grandchildren. 272 more words


Daniel Blackwell - Dismantling the Building Brick by Brick

Daniel Blackwell tore the original State Line Baptist Church down brick by brick after he was dismissed from the congregation for making whiskey. The congregants became tired of his loud, disruptive alcoholic behavior and the whiskey production was his final offense. 286 more words


These Three Kings of The House of Burgundy

My approach to genealogy isn’t also in a straight path, as this post proves.  I’m jumping all the way back to my 20th great-grandfather, his son, and his grandson, all of whom were Kings of Portugal, from the House of Burgundy. 966 more words