This week 351 years ago, our 9th (and 10th) great-grandfather Richard Felton Jr. was born in England’s West Midlands. By the time he died in 1734, he had made the journey west across the Atlantic.
Remembering Elisha Andrews and his wife Ruth Loveland takes us back to colonial America.
Let me take you back to the Elizabethan time.
Our 11th (and 12th) great-grandfather William Southard immigrated from England to the colonies some time before 1640.
This week 128 years ago, our 2nd (and 3rd) great-grandmother on the Cappius side passed away at the age of 68.
Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor…
“Tolkien was almost excessively ‘tough-minded’: (…) all drove him to work out from single words, or cruxes, or kernels, or nuggets.”
The Norman Conquest of England, led by William the Conqueror, was carried out between 1066 and 1071 AD. The conquest saw the death of King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the replacement of the Anglo-Saxon elite as William was crowned king and redistributed land to his fellow Normans.
Did you know that none of Edward Taylor’s poetry was published until 1939?
Reelen’s Konrad was the first of the Cappius clan to carry the “house name” of their farm in Haaren, Germany.