Anselm Hansel Harper

Anselm is the Hansel Harper that married Elizabeth Rose in Surry County, Virginia on Jan. 27, 1789. From guardianship documents in 1803, we learn that Anselm had three children: James, Joseph and Nancy. Anselm used the nickname Hansel interchangeably which frustrated me because I felt that they were the same person but couldn't prove it …

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Father of Robert Boyd of Pickens, South Carolina

Documentation is essential to proving your family tree. I have been working hard to find actual proof that Robert Boyd of Pickens County, South Carolina was the son of Robert Boyd who died in 1782 in Granville, North Carolina. Google searches and Ancestry family trees all list Robert's father as Robert, but with no hard …

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The Bartholomew Family of Knox County, Tennessee

The Bartholomews were early settlers of Knox County, Tennessee. Joseph Bartholomew, the family patriarch, was a saddler. He had a much younger wife, named Ann. They are my fourth-great-grandparents and I would love to know more about them. They have always been surrounded by mystery to me, as my third-great-grandfather, Andrew Jack "A.J." Bartholomew, changed …

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Moser: Timeline of Early Davidson County, Tennessee Records

I believe my Moser line descends somehow from these early Nashville Mosers. I hope this research can help out another Moser / Mosier researcher. As always, please feel free to contact me at downhomegenealogy@gmail.com. November 5, 1780? - Register date. Grant or warrant number 2299. Heirs of Francis Mosur to James Sanders: 640 acres. "On …

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Milly Fowler Boyd

I originally posted this article on July 21, 2017; however, since then, I've learned more about Milly. This article has been updated to tell more of her story. Last updated August 8, 2019 Following the paper trail, Milly Fowler was born about 1800 in Pickens County, South Carolina, to Elizabeth and Joshua Fowler. Their 662-acre …

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