Category Archives: Samuel Thomas Roork (1795, North Carolina – 1860, Arkansas)

Teresa’s 4th great-grandfather

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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Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

I just found a wonderful site, with interactive historical county maps, where you can see how county boundaries have changed over time. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries is a wonderful tool for genealogists! My ROORK ancestors lived in the border areas … Continue reading

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