When planting a vegetable garden happens to come up in conversation, I immediately think of the manual work involved. If I had to solely depend on my efforts alone to feed my […]
I have always been passionate about genealogy and history. My years of researching has filled my life with great experiences and knowledge. I yearn to share these treasures with others as they research their own family genealogy. Our ancestors left behind many trails for us to enjoy and preserve. Thank You all for allowing me to share this amazing journey with you. I wish you well with both your genealogy research and your history research. Our ancestors left an amazing trail to follow. Enjoy Your Journey To The Past !!
North Carolina Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants
Land Grants are one of the most enlightening resources available today. These documents date back to the colonial period and move forward to the twentieth century. Do you know the difference between […]
Quaker Genealogy: Cedar Creek, Virginia
Nestled on a wooded knoll surrounded by periwinkle lies the remains of a 300-year-old structure that once was the Cedar Creek Meeting House. Established in 1721 from land donated by Thomas Stanley, […]
Spring: 50 Years Ago
I grew up in a rural community in North Carolina. Small school, small church, old dirt roads and blacktop roads leading into town. Most fathers held regular jobs, and Moms stayed home […]
Colonial Georgia Roads
The colonial roads in Georgia consist of at least twenty-one primary routes. The article will name each of these while emphasizing the timeline and the location. Since its founding as a royal […]
Patriots & Loyalists in North Carolina: Segment Two
The people living in North Carolina experienced turmoil and frustration that escalated to new heights in 1780. Segment One of this series explains how men and their families made critical decisions that […]
Great Wagon Road Updates
We are sharing updates today from the Great Wagon Road Project. Over 30 years of personal research has gone into this project, but officially the team is beginning its 4th year this […]
Enjoying The Journey
Forty years ago, when I first got hooked on genealogy research, I had little patience for that next clue. I couldn’t wait to visit the next library on my list or the […]
American Revenue Act 1764
Just as the colonies were coming out of the French and Indian War, illegal trade tactics thrived on the open market. By 1764, the smuggling grew significantly, and George Greenville, the new […]
What Is the Truth About Loyalists Versus Patriots in the Carolinas?
Over the next several months, new articles will be arriving containing details about the atmosphere in the Carolinas during the American Revolutionary War. How many of you can link your family tree […]
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