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March 2014 Updates

  1. Updates have been added to "The Black Family of Greenbrier County, WVa." and specifically to the Jacob Black page.  William Reed located the fact that Jacob had served in the War of 1812 and that information has been added.  Information regarding his wives has also been updated.  Select the Black Family Research link in the left nav area.  Then select the Jacob link in that left nav.
  2. Thomas Forsythe, Jr.'s information about service in the War of 1812 has been updated with the acquisition of his pension applicatioin file.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to Thomas in generation #4, individual #132.

December 2013 Updates

  1. Updates have been added to "The Stephen Robertson Family of Brown County, IN" Tennessee Findings Pt. 1 research page relating to the earliest date known for James and Mary Fuqua Roberson to be in Knox County.  Select the Robertson Family Research link in the left nav area.  Then select the Tennessee Findings Pt. 1 in that left nav.  Do a find for "Update of December 4, 2013".  There are multiple updates for this date found on that page.  Be sure to locate all.
  2. A small update was added to the third Abraham Black page (The Black Family of Greenbrier County, WVa., then Abraham origin and Children) regarding Legal Age in Colonial Virginia and how it relates to Abraham's family.
  3. Additional information related to Thomas Forsythe, Sr.'s earliest appearances in SW Pennsylvania.  Select the "Ancestors" link and go to generation #5, then individual #264, Thomas Forsythe, Sr.

November 2013 Updates

  1. Added information for children of John Lamar, Sr. and Susanna Tyler of Prince George's County, Maryland.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to the parents in generation #8, couple #2518/2519.  Scroll down to the children of this couple.
  2. Additional photos added to the Benjamin Baker Elder Family Photo Album.
  3. A new photo album has been established to showcase my Tharp ancestors.
  4. Added information for Conrad Moots Tharp and Margret Sidwell and their 8 children of Davis and Appanoose Counties, Iowa.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to the parents in generation #3, couple #70/71.  The children's information follows that of the parents.
  5. Adam Guthrie's narrative was updated to include recently identified property associations that places Adam in permanent residency in the southwestern territory earlier than previously known.  This information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to Adam in generation #6, individual #572.

October 2013 Updates

  1. Added information for Theophilus Kitten and Rachel Kitten, children of Edward Kitten Jr. and Rachel Rowles who lived in Washington County, Pennsylvania.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to the parents in generation #7, couple #1256/1257.  Scroll down to the children of this couple.
  2. Added information for children of Yate Plummer Sr. and Priscilla Lamar of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to the parents in generation #7, couple #1258/1259.  Scroll down to the children of this couple.
  3. Added information for children of Thomas Plummer, II and Elizabeth Yate of Anne Arundel County, Maryland.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to the parents in generation #8, couple #2516/2517.  Scroll down to the children of this couple.

September 2013 Updates

  1. Added information for all children of Charles and Jemima Caton who lived in Coshocton County, Ohio.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to this couple in generation #5, couple #314/315.
  2. Added information for all children of Thomas and Susanna Plummer Caton who lived in Washington County, Pennsylvania.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to this couple in generation #6, couple #628/629.

August 2013 Updates

  1. Addition of 7 photos to the John Thomas Morrison Family Photo Album.
  2. Added more information on the Caton and associated Plummer ancestors.  Captain Thomas Caton/Kitten/Kitton and wife Susanna Plummer of Amwell Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania can be found by going to the "Ancestors" link and going to this couple in generation #6, couple #628/629.
  3. The Surname Index has also been updated to include Caton and Plummer links.
  4. Thomas Caton/Kitten/Kitton and Susanna Plummer ancestors have been added.  They include Edward Kitten, Jr. and Rachel Rowles, couple #1256/1257 in generation #7, Yate Plummer, Sr. and Priscilla Lamar, couple #1258/1259 in generation #7, Edward Kitten, Sr. and Mary ?, couple #2512/2513 in generation #8, Thomas Rowles and Sarah Fisher, couple #2514/2515 in generation #8, Thomas Plummer II and Elizabeth Yate, couple #2516/2517 in generation #8, and John Lamar, Sr. and Susanna Tyler, couple #2518/2519 in generation #8.  These couples can be found by going to the "Ancestors" link and going to generation #7 and/or #8 and to the desired couple numbers.

July 2013 Updates

  1. The surname has been identified for Catherine, wife of Jospeh Farr, Sr.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to this couple in generation #4, couple #156/157.
  2. Additional information has been added to Joseph Farr, Sr. (select the "Ancestors" link and go to generation #4, individual #156) and to Joseph Farr, Jr. ("Ancestors" link, then go to generation #3, individual #78).
  3. George and Jemima Caton, parents of Catherine Caton, wife of Joseph Farr Sr., were added.  More information can be found by selecting the "Ancestors" link and going to this couple in generation #5, couple #314/315.

June 2013 Updates

  1. Descendants of Eliza Forsyth chart updated in the Forsyths of Wapello Co., IA section (Forsyth Family Research).
  2. The Andrew Dahlstrom Family Photo Album has been updated with the addition of approximately 30 pictures, most of which are pictures of Andrew's Swedish home and relatives.

May 2013 Updates

  1. John Thomas and Nancy Rebeca Forsythe Morrison Family photo and description was added.
  2. John Thomas Morrison Family Album photos and descriptions were added.
  3. Argument added to Joseph and Catherine Farr to suggest their ancestry is still unproven.  This couple is in generation #4 of the "Ancestors" link, couple #156/157.

March 2013 Updates

  1. The William Riley Robertson Family Photo Album was added.
  2. Updated The Stephen Robertson Family of Brown County, IN research page Tennessee Findings Pt. 1 to show the presence of the James Roberson family in Washington County, North Carolina as early as November 1779.

January 2013 Updates

  1. The McKay family line has been completely reworked.  Existing data was updated with corrected and new information.  The ancestry was extended to one earlier generation with several new siblings identified and information added.
    This family can be found by going to the Surname Index, selecting "M", and selecting McKay.  This will direct you to William McKay and Margaret Loughery.
    Alternate path is to go to Ancestors, go to Generation 4, and scroll down to person number 184.
  2. Updated information was found regarding death date and location for Mary Jane Forsyth and husband Rev. John Kidney.  That has been updated in Generation 4 within the Ancestors section, child number iii, under couple 130 and 131.
  3. Updated information has been applied to the children of Lazarus Robertson and Jane Leeper.  This can be found in Generation 4 within the Ancestors section, under couple 144 and 145.
  4. Updated information has been applied to John and Daniel, children of Stephen and Winnie Chitwood Robertson.  This can be found in Generation 5 within the Ancestors section, couple 288 and 289, children xii and xiii.
  5. William Riley Robertson and children have been updated.  These changes can be found in Generation 3 within the Ancestors section, couple 72 and 73 and their children.
  6. William Parker Robertson family has been updated.  These changes can be found in Generation 2 within the Ancestors section, couple 36 and 37 and their children.
  7. William Roberson's Revolutionary War service was updated with DAR information.  These changes can be found by going to the Personal Research section and The Stephen Robertson Family of Brown County, IN, then the William (incl. Littleberry) page.

December 2012 Updates

  1. A new Personal Research section was added - The Stephen Robertson Family of Brown County, IN.  This section deals with Stephen's possible ancestry and follows him from birth in Virginia to North Carolina, then Tennessee.
  2. Stephen Robertson's genealogy post-1810 genealogy has been updated by reworking the first two paragraphs.
    This page can be found by going to the Surname Index, selecting "R", and selecting Robertson / Roberson.  This will direct you to James Roberson and Stephen is among the children listed.  Select the number in front of Stephen to go to his narrative.
    Alternate path is to go to Ancestors, go to Generation 5, and scroll down to person number 288.
  3. James Robertson was replaced by James Roberson and Mary Fuqua has been added as parents of Stephen Robertson.
    This can be found by following the Surname Index described in Stephen above.
    The alternate path is to go to Ancestors, got to Generation 6, and scroll down to person number 576.
  4. A new page has been added to the Personal Research section Forsyths of Wapello Co., IA - A New Line.  This addition is section 7 Addendum: Forsythe Reunion.  This article gives further credence to the Morrisons having married into this Forsyth family.
  5. A new note submitted by Melody Black and regarding Tabitha McComas has been added to the Personal Research section The Black Family of Greenbrier County, WVa. and on the page Abraham Black in Greenbrier.

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