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The Mi’kmaq Language

Within Algonquian, the Eastern languages are generally considered to constitute a genetic subgroup . Goddard provides a good overview of the languages in this branch. The precise number of distinct languages spoken at contact and their interrelationships are difficult to establish with certainty for several reasons. Many have disappeared. Attestation of some is limited to …

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The Descendants of Thomas White of Marblehead

Thomas White is the first generation. His descendants who bear the family name stand in numerical order from himself to NO. 79. Small figures at the end of a name, thus, “THOMAS2″ indicate the generation to which the individual belongs. Figures in parentheses placed before a name, forming the subject of a distinct notice, thus, …

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The Oregon Trail

Francis Parkman’s epic tale of the emigrants from every part of the country preparing for the journey to Oregon and California, but an unusual number of traders were making ready their wagons and outfits for Santa Fe. Many of the emigrants, especially of those bound for California, were persons of wealth and standing.

Genealogical Research Centers

The following is a growing list of genealogical and historical research centers across the United States. These are archives, libraries, societies, and other organizations where genealogical and historical records may be kept. We provide this growing section of our site to aide our users in finding research materials that may not yet be online. Archives …

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History of Washington, Idaho and Montana

In my History of the Northwest Coast I have brought down the annals of Washington, Idaho, and Montana to the end of the fur company regime, in 1846, at which time the question of boundary between the possessions of Great Britain and those of the United States was determined, the subjects of the former power …

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Athens County, Ohio 1810 Tax List

Albert, William Alderman, Elijah Alderman, Elisha Alderman, Elisha, Jr. Ames, Silvanus Bailey, John Ballenger, Henry Barrows, Ebenezer Barrows, Ebenezer, Jr. Barrows, George Barrows, Henry Barrows, William Beaumont, Samuel Beebe, Hopson Bils, Maritn Boils, Jacob Branch, Samuel Brown, Benjamin Brown, William Buckingham, Ebenezer Buffington, William Burkingham, Stephen Burrill, Solomon Burroughs, Josiah Cartright, Caleb Case, David Case, …

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Genealogy of Matthew Woodruff of Farmington Connecticut

NOTE-Regarding Woodruff’s of Wooley, England. Regarding the genealogy of the Woodruff Family, published in Volume III of the Colonial Families of the United States, will say that the circumstances surrounding the record of Matthew Woodruff in said book are as follows: Sometime in 1910 a party called on me stating that his name was Norris …

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Native Americans in World War 2

Native Americans played the same rolls as many other Americans who entered into World War 2. They enlisted, fought in battles, suffered wounds, many were killed, some were captured, some received medals. Many of the women and men who didn’t go off to war, still participated at home, joining service groups and volunteering their time. This manuscript provides stories of these brave men and women Native Americans who fought for freedom during World War 2, casualty lists of injured, POW’s and KIA’s, as well as taking a brief look at the most important Navajo Code Talkers roll in WW2.

Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers

The Twenty-fifth Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, (George P. Bissell, Colonel), was recruited in Hartford and Tolland Counties, in the fall of 1862. The regiment was composed of the very best material, being almost exclusively young men impelled by patriotic motives, and from the first they took a high stand for efficiency and good discipline. Later in …

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History of Victoria County Ontario

The Victoria County, Ontario Canada Centennial History written by Watson Kirkconnell in 1921 provides a vivid look into the details of pioneer life in the Victoria County area of Ontario. The data extracted from that manuscript which contains genealogical value has been presented here. It consists of military history and records for Victoria County and …

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