First Thursdays Genealogy Support Group

2020-06-25T14:05:04-04:00September 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documents become pieces of a complex and fascinating puzzle that shows you where you came from and who you are. Inevitably, experienced as well as inexperienced genealogists [...]

First Thursdays Genealogy Support Group

2020-01-03T16:40:18-05:00March 5th, 2020|Tags: |

Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documents become pieces of a complex and fascinating puzzle that shows you where you came from and who you are. Inevitably, experienced as well as inexperienced genealogists [...]

First Thursdays Genealogy Support Group

2020-01-03T10:36:28-05:00February 6th, 2020|Tags: |

Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documents become pieces of a complex and fascinating puzzle that shows you where you came from and who you are. Inevitably, experienced as well as inexperienced genealogists [...]

Founders’ Series: John Hoskins, Paper Trail vs. DNA

2020-01-17T16:25:50-05:00January 17th, 2020|Tags: , |

When John Hoskins sailed to the New World, he was a middle-aged family man. The paper trail that establishes his English background is shaky, but has recently been fleshed out using advancements in DNA technology. Hoskins’s story is of interest not only to descendants, but also to anyone whose family research might benefit from similar genetic study.

First Thursdays Genealogy Support Group

2019-07-26T11:52:11-04:00December 5th, 2019|Tags: |

Just starting out? Experienced but stumped? Want access to Ancestry.com? Or maybe you made a new year’s resolution to discover more about your family heritage. Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documents become [...]

First Thursdays Genealogy Support Group

2019-07-26T11:52:25-04:00November 7th, 2019|Tags: |

Just starting out? Experienced but stumped? Want access to Ancestry.com? Or maybe you made a new year’s resolution to discover more about your family heritage. Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documents become [...]

Founders’ Series: Frances Clark Dewey Phelps

2019-11-01T15:47:47-04:00October 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Frances (unknown) (Clark) (Dewey) Phelps is one of the few women included on the Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor’s founders list, which only includes heads of household. Women in Frances’s era rarely show up in official records, but their circumstances can be partially deduced from their husband’s and other contemporaneous records.