We have a situation. We need to find our people…
Welcome! This forum is a safe place for genealogy discussion and sharing. My name is Barbie and I have been actively been researching my family history for over fifteen years. Along the way, I have been fortunate to learn some really amazing things using digital resources and people connections. It’s also been wonderful to help others find information on their families.
Let’s continue the search and find.
- Tracing History: Slaveholders of Southampton CountyIn a world where there are increasingly fewer genealogy websites to reference, it was wonderful to connect with the following information, which is Southampton County Virginia USGenWeb… Read more “Tracing History: Slaveholders of Southampton County”
- POETRY TIME:On the Way to JerusalemWe have a situation. We need to find our people and so we journey on… The Genealogy Situation Room
- Daughter of a GUNN|Taliaferro County, GASomehow or other, my paternal line is connected to the Gunn family of Taliferro County, Georgia. I first discovered this blood tie via DNA testing results among… Read more “Daughter of a GUNN|Taliaferro County, GA”
- Historical Family Photos: 1893 | Virginia Baptist State ConventionHere are links about some of the interesting subjects of the May 1893 Virginia Baptist State Convention in Hampton, Virginia: Virginia Baptist State Convention J.C. Farley, photographer… Read more “Historical Family Photos: 1893 | Virginia Baptist State Convention”
- Historical Record—The Carter: Charles S. Carter, Black Tailor in Twentieth Century VirginiaA certain gentleman tailor by the name of Charles Samuel Carter has interested me for a number of years. I happened across Mr. Carter while researching my… Read more “Historical Record—The Carter: Charles S. Carter, Black Tailor in Twentieth Century Virginia”
- 2022 Update: Jamaica and GenealogyPreviously, I did an update on my search to learn more about the many and mysterious Jamaican profiles that appear within my DNA relative matches. In rechecking… Read more “2022 Update: Jamaica and Genealogy”
- Rum Runnin’ in the USA | John W. HoxeyHow did I get here? While searching for details on the life of John W. Hoxey (1866-1956), husband of my third great-grandmother, Josephine Turner Hoxey (1864-1938), I… Read more “Rum Runnin’ in the USA | John W. Hoxey”