North Carolina

Backwatermen fighting in the Battle of King's Mountain, including those under command of Isaac Shelby.

18th century newspapers: Shades of modern social media.

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7          7Shares  Modern social media has become known for a substantial quantity of inappropriate activity and content, foul language, and being overly personal, all happening because it’s too easy to just ‘let go’ and let emotions take over without stopping to think.   This newspaper clipping just goes to show that the same was true of …

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Fort Boonesborough

Transcription: Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby

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5          5Shares  Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby   SHELBY (Susannah Hart) fl. 1779-84   (Featured image above: Fort Boonesborough: Nathaniel Hart was a member of the Transylvania Company and one of the original settlers at Boonesborough in 1775, having helped construct the fort there. Col. Isaac Shelby, after the capture of Cornwallis, went out to Kentucky in 1782 …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.

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             The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Portugal Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Records, 1859-1911 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 United …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.

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             The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.   Bolivia Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Poland Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Church Books, 1587-1966 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Oct 2015.

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           Oliver Stillwell Jones The following are lists of the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 21 Oct 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.   Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Civil Registration, 1801-2010 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977 Italy Italy, Napoli, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1809-1865 Russia Russia, Tatarstan Church Books, 1721-1939 …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.

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           Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions up to 30 Jan 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Canada Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977 Philippines Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1994 United States California, Immigration Registers of Japanese, Filipinos, and Hawaiians at …

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Ancestry and FamilySearch Updates and Additions to 17 Jan 2015.

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           The following are the Ancestry and FamilySearch Updates and Additions since January 6, 2015.   FamilySearch Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Belgium Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1914 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1912 Canada Newfoundland, 1921 Census Newfoundland Census, 1935 Newfoundland Census, 1945 Ontario, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989 Guatemala Guatemala, Alta Verapaz, …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates to 2 Nov 2014.

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           Following are the most recent FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates up to 2 Nov 2014.   FamilySearch.org Additions and Updates Argentina Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981 Canada Canada Census, 1911 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic, Civil Registration, 1801-2010 France France, Protestant Church Records, 1536-1863 United States California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953 Iowa, …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – 26 Oct 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions for the period up to October 26, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911 Bahamas Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Cape Verde Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957 France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1790-1891 Indonesia Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Mungkid District Court Records, 1985-2013 Peru …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 21 Aug 2014

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           Following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com updates and additions for these sites over the past two weeks. I must apologize for taking so long this time. Although I don’t have a set schedule, I do normally do this post about once a week. Because I have to process each link individually, it’s very time consuming …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – June 26, 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions. The list is extensive and will break into multiple pages as June 18th seems to have been a very busy, productive day at FamilySearch.org. The countries with the most additions are Italy, Netherlands, Brazil, United States and Poland.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Córdoba, …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – June 4, 2014

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           The following are the most recent FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com updates and additions of numerous collections.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Brazil Brazil, Paraíba, Catholic Church Records, 1731-2013 Chile Chile, Cemetery Records, 1821-2013 Chile, Civil Registration, 1885-1903 Denmark Denmark Civil Marriages, 1851-1961 Guatemala Guatemala, Civil Registration, 1877-2008 Italy Italy, Como, Civil Registration (State Archive), 1806-1815, 1850-1927 …

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