Caius Frederic Sophus Waage (aka Frederick) was born 17 Aug 1797 in Schleswig, Holstein, Denmark.1 He studied at the University of Kiel in Germany and came to the United States […]
According to the marriage record I found for my ancestors James Smith and Isabella Aitken, they were married 25 Dec 1840 in Carnwath Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 This couple has been […]
Last week’s article for the “Along the Pequea” series, traced the land transactions of Hans Line’s property. This week, we’ll follow the transactions of his neighbor, Ulrich Huber.
NEW: Conestoga Township Warrantee Map index in the Online Documents section! ∞
The next installment in the Unidentified Pennsylvanians series features a photo of a young man in uniform. He may have lived in the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania area and may have […]
My great grandparents, William Hocker and Isabella Aitken Smith were married on 13 October 1914 in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. This is a transcription of their application for marriage license.
“Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885-1950” @FamilySearch.org includes images from the marriage dockets from local courthouses. I’ve found some of my relatives, but not all of the records that I already have from the actual books. ∞
About 1715 or 1716, Martin Kendig returned to Europe to convince other Mennonite families to come to Pennsylvania. On 22 November 1717, Martin Kendig & Co. (John Herr) were issued a warrant for 5,000 acres in Chester County. These 5,000 acres were surveyed in the following years to a number of immigrants in right of Kendig & Herr. This article includes a list of names and surveys and links to the online documents.
I found Elizabeth Shown Mills’ Historic Pathways thanks to a post by Randy Seaver on Google+. Browsing her articles, I chose one almost randomly—“The Search for Margaret Ball”—and started reading. […]
On 13 February 1805, the Martic Township school board included: Henry Bowman, Martin Huber, Benjamin Hart, Christian Musser, Daniel Herr, Martin Eshleman, Martin Huber (joiner), Isaac Herr, Joseph Bassler, Jacob […]