The Phillips family had been in the New World for two generations already when John was born in 1776: The first Phillips of this line, James, immigrated during the first decade of the 18th century from Suffolk in England.
Relief Howe Everton was our 4th and 5th great-grandmother in the Denney line.
Until recently, we did not know when exactly, where or how Great-Uncle Hans died. Now we know.
Our 10th and 11th (and 11th and 12th) great-grandmothers Chidester both died around the same date, albeit a quarter of a century apart.
Our 9th (and 10th) great-grandparents appear to have both died on April Fool’s Day, and it’s not a joke!
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.