Rediscovering the New England and New Netherlands Indian War Heroes, 1636 – 1698

The 1600’s were an age of almost constant warfare between North American Colonists and hostile Indian tribes. Discover the early New York and New England Indian Wars as described by the people that lived through them. Follow the author as he rediscovers his family in this forgotten era of American History and the extraordinary settlers and heroes that played such an important part in the … Continue reading Rediscovering the New England and New Netherlands Indian War Heroes, 1636 – 1698

Discover Your Roots!, Part 2

Follow the author’s journey as he breaks through two Morrell and Hendrick genealogical brick walls and finds his Van Deusen and Brown family ancestors. Read about Charles Nahum Shaw a Civil War veteran, an inventor, and a very early settler of Petoskey Michigan. Book excerpt — This is an account of two early Petoskey Michigan settlers, Charles Nahum Shaw and his wife Emma Eliza Shaw, … Continue reading Discover Your Roots!, Part 2

Discover Your Roots! Part 1

Discover Your Roots book includes great digital research tips and the Wright family genealogy.  A wonderful place to begin your Wright Family genealogy journey.    Bruce Wright, Esq. dug into researching his family tree across multiple years learning about and documenting more than 18 Revolutionary War Patriots.  His journey to undercover this treasure-trove of Patriot ancestors makes for great reading, especially if you are interested … Continue reading Discover Your Roots! Part 1