Category Archives: UK:

Updated “About” Page :)

Updated: 14 Feb 2014 I love history! I am one of those people, you know, the ones who want to pull over at every historical marker while on a road trip. 😉 I had to grin while writing that because of the … Continue reading

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Our Scottish POWs are now on Facebook!

(Pepper) Today I have launched a “sister-site” to the Scottish War Prisoners Yahoo Group on Facebook. Please go take a look and LIKE us and JOIN us! My direct paternal ancestor, John Hamilton (Pepper line), was a Scottish prisoner of … Continue reading

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Been Soule Searchin’ Today!

(Bishop) George Soule to be exact! 🙂 George Soule was a servant to Edward Winslow and came to Plymouth Colony on the Mayflower. He is my 10th great-grandfather through my Grandmother Reita Bishop. So if you are a descendant of … Continue reading

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John and Sarah (Carey) Jenney

(Hamilton/Pepper) My 10th great-grandparents were Separatists and were some of the first Pilgrims to immigrate to the New World. I will be sharing more about them in the future, but until I get to that I want to share a … Continue reading

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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 Ancestry.com!

I have had some real success this morning which is rather significant! I was finally able to access the FREE International Marriage Records at Ancestry.com, 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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