Thursday, November 23, 2017

Video Of The Week: Reveal Your Unique Story through DNA, Family History & Video

We watch a lot of videos in the Cave. Webinars, instructional videos, continuing education videos, you name it! If it helps with our genealogical pursuit we are all over it!

Each week we thought we'd share one we've enjoyed.

Hope you enjoy it too!




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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Finding Faulkner: The Progeny | James Faulkner {Gen 4}


It started, as good quests always do, with a family tale.


James Faulkner (Matthew, Wm Bull, James, William) was born in  Orange Co, New York about 1816, to parents Matthew Faulkner and Isabelle "Sibi" Robinson.

James married (1) Margaret Greer (1814-1851) date UNK. He married (2) Rebecca Jane Tucker (1826-1910) date UNK.


James and Margaret had at least two children:
  • Almeda Faulkner b. 1848 d. 1898 m. John Bodine
  • George Faulkner b. 1850 d. 1937 m. (1) Mary Gordon (2) May LNU

James and Rebecca Jane had at least four children:
  • James Harrison Faulkner b. 1855 d. 1940 m. Mary M Grey
  • Charles William Faulkner b. 1858 d. 1948 m. Lena R Briggs
  • William Henry Faulkner b. 1860 d. 1925 b. Ida C Kniffin
  • Franklin H Faulkner b. 1864 d. 1887 never married

James Faulkner was a farmer near Middletown, New York. "According to family tradition, a family feud arose because one of the brothers married a Catholic, so all but James went south." From the Bull/Wells Book.

James Faulkner died November 27th 1886 and is buried in the Scotchtown Cemetery in Orange Co, New York. Margaret Greer Faulkner died May 1st 1851 and is buried in the Old Congregational Cemetery in Orange Co, New York. Rebecca Jane Tucker died July 30th 1910 and is buried with her husband in the Scotchtown Cemetery.


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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Book Of The Week: Genealogy of the Kemper Family in the United States



Genealogy of the Kemper Family in the United States: 
Descendants of John Kemper of Virginia; 
with a Short Historical Sketch of His Family and of the German Reformed Colony at Germanna and Germantown, Va

Willis M. Kemper, Harry Linn Wright
G.K. Hazlett & Company, Printers, 1899 - Germanna (Va.) - 248 pages


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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Video Of The Week: Jumpstart Your Family History in Ten Steps - James Tanner

We watch a lot of videos in the Cave. Webinars, instructional videos, continuing education videos, you name it! If it helps with our genealogical pursuit we are all over it!

Each week we thought we'd share one we've enjoyed.

Hope you enjoy it too!



©2017 Anne Faulkner - AncestorArchaeology.net, All Rights Reserved

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Frasers Of Fife: Epilogue

John Fraser 1880 Family Tree
The project of recording the names on the family tree found behind the furnace in my father's house took a little over a year and a half. My goal of recording everything exactly as it was written is complete. The next leg of the journey will be to verify the information and grow the tree to modern day as much as possible. This may be a journey of years.

It was not without irony that I completed my last post on November 8th, the anniversary of my father's birth. More irony, he is now buried with many of his kin on our little branch of this tree.

This journey has brought two new cousins into my life. Each possessing his own copy of the Tree. I hope that as I press forward and research into the present day more cousins will come forward.

Thanks to everyone who played along, read my posts, encouraged me to continue.

I am very excited to get to the actual work of research and I suspect there will be much to discover. Hope old John Fraser will be pleased with the growth of his tree!


From humble beginnings the Frasers of Fife spread across the globe! Now comes the fun part! Stay tuned .....


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