For many years we had no idea where my great-grandmother, the woman born Nancy Josephine Tewksbury, was buried. The only information we had was that she died somewhere in California. 1,132 more words
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Genealogy is all about linking. Each researcher wants to find that elusive connection that takes his/her family tree back further in history.
History is interesting, too, just for the sake of history. 445 more words
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Extract of a letter from Colonel Hugh Montgomery to the Secretary of War, dated Cherokee Agency, 21st October, 1828:
“I had occasion to mention to you several times the personal hostility which those people had expressed against Rogers and Maw, on account of their mission to this country, but had hoped that it would end in empty threats; especially after the understood that these men were on the employ and entitled to the protection of the United States Government.