Williams

The old Philadelphia State House.

Transcription: A List of Children at the State House in Philadelphia; June 19, 1761

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           A List of Children at the State House in Philadelphia; June 19, 1761   By AUTHORITY. A LIST of CHILDREN now at the State-Houfe, in Philadelphia, who in the Courfe of the War, were taken Captives from feveral Parts of this Province by the Indians, and have been lately releafed by His Excellency General  A …

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Transcription: Society at Richmond, The Washington Post, March 28, 1915

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           Although this article from the Washington Post Society Column of March 28, 1915 does not mention any individuals I am researching, it is on a newspaper page copy that does. I am posting the transcription of this and numerous other articles from this page as it is a wealth of names and information of society …

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David Coon and Mary Ann (Adams)

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

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            I spent a great deal of time transcribing the typewritten copies of handwritten letters of David Coon to his wife and children from Confederate prison, marking the days until his subsequent death from disease. The original transcriptions were completed by his son, Dr. William B. Coon in 1913, one for each family member. My …

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know the genealogy questions before we can find the answers

Jeremiah Williams: Who are his real parents?

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           My entries for Jeremiah Williams on the Blythe Genealogy website and database have turned out to be one of those situations where I had erroneous information for his parents. As is my usual practice, I had found references to Joseph Williams and Lydia Olney in personal correspondence and online trees. Since these are notoriously inaccurate, …

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