Category Archives: EUROPE

It’s all in a name!

(Hamilton/Pepper and Roork) I have started a new page today! I am creating two lists. One for my paternal surnames and one for my maternal surnames. This way, anyone can see all of the surnames that I have in my ancestry. My … Continue reading

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Success is so sweet!!! Thank you!

I have had some real success this morning which is rather significant! I was finally able to access the FREE International Marriage Records at, about an hour ago, and I found some important marriage records! THREE in fact! I … Continue reading

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24 June 2014 is the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn!

Robert the Bruce, I, King of Scotland (11 Jul 1274-7 Jun 1329, reigned 1306-1329) is my 21st great-grandfather…at least according to the paper trail. 🙂 My Great-Grandmother Delia Bridget JACKSON, is a descendant of Robert the BRUCE through her Jackson, Fuqua, … Continue reading

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18th Century PA German Naming Customs You must read this information if you have German ancestry! It is too important to skip! I really learned something NEW here! It explains so much when it comes to my husband’s German ancestral … Continue reading

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Get a Free Digital Copy of a Moulder Genealogy

(Roork) Fredric Z. Saunders, of the Mohler-Moler-Moulder DNA Project shared a link (on Facebook) to a FREE digital copy of a handwritten genealogy by George Chester Moulder. It appears to me to be a true labor-of-love. I can just imagine … Continue reading

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Our Moulder/Mohlar/Mohler/Molar Family was Swiss-German

Updated/Edited: 31 Mar 2015 The Internet is an amazing place to do research these days! I was revisiting my Great-Great Grandmother Amanda Melvina Moulder’s ancestry this morning and found some sites that have connected me to distant cousins and loads … Continue reading

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We have a new little carrier soon to arrive that will be carrying our Mitochondrial DNA! :)

On or around the 24th of June, 2012, my wonderful niece Lindsay will be giving birth to our newest little family member, Lillian Joy! Unbeknownst to her, Lillian Joy will also be the newest carrier of our Mitochondrial DNA! What is Mitochondrial … Continue reading

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