Personal Identification Used by Our Ancestors

Personal Identification of Ancestors Who are you? Really? How did we know? ??? Someone just asked: … before driver licenses, social security cards (1930s), medicare cards (1930s), and birth certificates (1915-1925 in most places), how could someone prove that they were actually themself? ??? How did our ancestors prove their identification? Before 1920s-1930s, forms of identification when needed: — … Read more

Families of Great Interest in My Genealogy Search

Families of Great Interest in My Genealogy Search … Raines, William Raines, c1692/1710 Brandon, Prince George, Virginia, passing 14 Feb 1763 at Granville, North Carolina. Married to Angelica Wynne 1711–1750 and then Elizabeth LNU 17??–1773.  —— A William Raines made an ‘agreement’ of some kind with Francis Gouldman in 1716 with the unusual price of … Read more

Facebook Genealogy Groups

Facebook Genealogy Resources These are genealogy resources and groups that I participate within online. Have found them to be of value. Know of a group that I should be following? Bill Golden, Norfolk1956@gmail.com … Georgia … North Carolina …  South Carolina … Ninety Six Historical Society … https://www.facebook.com/ninetysixhistoricalsociety/ … … The South Carolina Historical Society … Read more

Notes to Self — Links with Interesting Info

Notes to Self — Links with Interesting Info Dear Self, when you have time then revisit these links … … Awbreys and Aubreys, a gazillion interesting links … Keeling? Gouldman? …  1572 — Awbreys in Wales …  1680 — Pierce Vaubel: Gouldman … 1680 — Public Officers in Virginia, 1680 (PDF Downloadable // in Lib) …  … Read more

yDNA Tracking Databases for Gold- and Gould-

DNA SNP Tracker Gold/Gould yDNA Projects Resources to compare your yDNA: … FamilyTreeDNA: Gold and Gould Project … … FamilyTreeDNA: Golden Golding Goulden et al …  … WikiTree Golden DNA Group Project … yDNA Groups of Interest … Cumberland Gap Y-Line DNA Project … has results for Ballard, Bennett, Buckner, Carpenter, Carter, Catlett, Compton, Cooper, … Read more

America’s Newspapers – Free to Search!

America’s Newspapers Free to search, copy and to share. Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1777-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. Rights and Reproductions The Library of Congress believes that … Read more

DNA SNP Tracker

DNA SNP Tracker Using the DNA SNP Tracker, you enter your terminal SNP or a primary SNP associated with your line. An approximate location and timeline will be displayed. ?Know your SNPs? Try it now by going to the SNP Tracker and entering a SNP ?Do not know your SNPs, but have taken an Ancestry … Read more