Garrard County Names

Do you use a list of FAN (Friends, Acquaintances, Neighbors) club names when researching county records for your family? If so, do you ever struggle with remembering how the members of your FAN club fit together? If so, you are not alone. As I'm getting back into my CRAWFORD research and Garrard County, Kentucky records …

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1820 Vawter Deed

Jefferson County, IndianaDeed Records, 1812-1891 Deed record v. B. (corrected version) cont. Aug 1817-Aug 1820Deed Record v. C July 1820 - Sep. 1823Deed Record V. C (Corrected version) July 1820 - Nov 1822FamilySearch Film 1310266 DGS 8059611 Image 173 - start of Vol. C Image 197Vol. C page 44 to 45 on image 198 Page …

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Botetourt Virginia Titheables

Last Wednesday, I had the opportunity to visit the Family History Center in Topeka, Kansas. During this visit, I was able to access digitized images from Botetourt County, Virginia. I was thankful these records were available at the family history center since they were locked at affiliate libraries. Botetourt County, VirginiaList of Tithables, 1770-1789FS Film …

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Captain Love’s Company of Militia

On my way home from the Northeast Kansas Library System's monthly board meeting, I stopped in Topeka to use the library and archives at the Kansas State Historical Society. One of the books I used was Montgomery County, Virginia: The First 100 Years. [Text by Judge C. W. Crush; Index by Mrs. Frances Terry Ingmire. …

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Re-Learning to Use Shared Events

Have you used 'shared events' in your genealogy software? Michelle Simmons Lewis had a Facebook post today that is causing me to re-visit the concept of shared events. In her post, she indicated that she was using shared events to help with a one-name study in early South Carolina. This post caught my attention today for two …

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Sellers Mystery

Have you ever seen names on documents and wondered how they fit into your tree? That's my situation right now with the SELLERS family! My ancestor, James Crawford, married Sally Duggins in Garrard County, Kentucky in 1799. James Sellers signed the bond and was one of the parties named in the bond. Know all men by these presents thatwe Jams …

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Suit Against George Douglass

Lincoln County KentuckyCourt Order Books 1781-1919 Vols. 2 1785-1786FS Film 192253 - DGS 7763893A suit against George Douglass for ejectment was discontinued. Image 339 June Court 1785 Solomon Saveall of theDemise of James Speed PltagGeorge DouglassIn Ejectment for oneMissuage one plantation 900 acres ofland fifty acres of meadow and fifty acres ofpasture situate in the …

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Suit Against George Douglass

Lincoln County KentuckyCourt Order Books 1781-1919 Vols. 2 1785-1786FS Film 192253 - DGS 7763893 A suit against George Douglass for ejectment was discontinued.Image 339 June Court 1785 Solomon Saveall of theDemise of James Speed PltagGeorge DouglassIn Ejectment for oneMissuage one plantation 900 acres ofland fifty acres of meadow and fifty acres ofpasture situate in the …

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Lincoln County Taxes

Do you find little clues in tax records? When I reviewed the Lincoln County Kentucky tax records, I made some discoveries that are helping my CRAWFORD research in the area. Discovered John Crawford -- who owned 913 acres of landSellers families listed beginning in 1787Rebekah Crawford (widow) listed in 1787-1791James Crawford owning 114 acres of land  on Sugar Creek …

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