Category Archives: Genealogy

The Courage of Sarah Noble

When my children were little I read this story to them, The Courage of Sarah Noble, by Alice Dalgliesh, I had no idea at the time that I and my children were related to Sarah and her father, John Noble. … Continue reading

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I’ve got Irish bragging rights!

Today is the day to brag about your Irish ancestry and I’ve got that covered! 🙂 Teresa’s Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Michael Dougherty, was born at Lifford, Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland in 1714 and died in Montgomery County, Virginia in 1787. … Continue reading

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Free Vermont Collections Search for March!

In honor of the Green Mountain State’s 225th birthday, the New England Historic Genealogical Society is opening their Vermont databases up for the month of March, for FREE! See: American Ancestors – Vermont Enjoy! Teresa

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Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Pepper (1833-1904)

I’ve added a new page today. It is the beginning of the updated version of the biographical sketch of our great-great grandfather. Please take a look. A Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Hamilton/Pepper (1833-1904) of Brimfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts by … Continue reading

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Hilton Point, New Hampshire and Brad’s Ancestor William Hilton

Heather Wilkinson Rojo’s blog post today is about Hilton Point in New Hampshire which Brad’s 10th Great-Grandfather, William Hilton, helped to settle: “In the year 1623, William Hilton settled on Hilton Point…” Take a look and read the complete article … Continue reading

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20 Free Credits at Scotland’s People Today!

It’s a GRAND Day! I just purchased my 20 FREE credits at Scotland’s People! There is a special promotion at ScotlandsPeople…Sign in, click on ‘Buy Credits’ enter promotional code: “scotlandnow” and receive 20 credits free! Let me know if you … Continue reading

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You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton

Love this post by my distant cousin Dan Hamilton!

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You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton

You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton.

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Our Shoemaking Ancestors in Massachusetts

(Hamilton/Pepper) One of the titles of a chapter in my Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Pepper is “Shoemaker.” Shoe-making became a huge activity in parts of Massachusetts beginning in the 18th century. In the 1850 US Census my 3rd Great-Grandfather … Continue reading

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Isn’t Amy a Modern Name?…NOT

Which of you, after doing family history research for years, has come across a name that seems odd or somehow doesn’t seem to fit in with the family or time period? I have a few of those. I have a … Continue reading

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