Ancestry DNA Tips

This morning, I watched one of the Barefoot Genealogist''s new videos: What Are Ancestry ThruLines? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVcHgKK_ztg Even though I was already familiar with Ancestry's ThruLines - and appreciate how they are helping me with my DNA matches, I learned several things about how Ancestry's 'Common Ancestors' and 'ThruLines' work from this video. The major tip is …

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Kennedy to Crawford Deed

Deed-KY-Lincoln-Crawford-Kennedy Lincoln County KentuckyDeed Book Apage 219 image 120FH Microfilm 192238 Kennedy to Crofford This Indenture maid this 19th day of April inthe year of our lord one thousand seven hundred andeight six between Thos Kennedy of the county ofLincoln and State of Virginia of the one part and JamesCrofford of the state and county …

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John Anderson Deed

Madison County Kentucky Deed Book Dpage 712 and 713FamilySearch Film #183285 This indenture made this third day of October one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight between Samuel Campbell and Mary his wife of the County of Madison, Bez' l Maxwell and Margret his wife, James Crawford and Rebeca his wife of the County of …

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James Crawford Deed to Son James M. Crawford

Jefferson County IndianaDeed BooksBook D page 307 (images 158) Family Search Film #1310268 DGS 8059613 This Indenture made this 7th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundredtwenty six between James Crawford of Jefferson County & State of Indianaof the first part and James M Crawford of the same place of thesecond part witnesseth that the …

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What Is the Crawford / Alexander Link?

As I was transcribing deeds from Jefferson County, Indiana, I found a connection with a guardian record. In the deed, Isaac Crawford sold land to Thomas Alexander. In the guardian record, Thomas Alexander is reimbursed for expenses as a guardian of an orphan on Isaac Crawford. So, what is the connection between Thomas Alexander and …

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Honoring Fallen – Sgt. Ralph Wayne Griffith

Sgt. Ralph Wayne GriffithBorn: 7 June 1920Sergeant in the 12th Cavalry during World War II Ralph Wayne Griffith filled out his "Registrtion Card" in Wallace County, Kansas. He signed the card, Wayne Griffith. Ralph W. Griffith was killed during the Battle of Leyte (Pacific Theater) on Dec. 21, 1944. He is listed as 'KIA' on …

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