This post goes from 1682 to 1816 and ranges from Germany to Pennsylvania. It includes transcriptions of two wills and two inventories of items owned at their decease, revealing how everyday people lived back then.
This post goes from Germany to Pennsylvania.
This post goes from 1717 to 1793 and ranges from Germany to Pennsylvania, USA.
Dateline: 1623/4, Virginia.
The earliest settlers on the American shores suffered greatly in the first twelve years. What follows is their entire firsthand account of their deadly ordeal. This is the short version with my comments.
This post goes from Virginia to Kentucky and covers 1750 to 1820 and possibly beyond.
This post goes from Virginia to Kentucky and ranges from 1769 to 1825 and beyond.
This post goes from Virginia to Kentucky and ranges from 1783 past 1870. He served in the War of 1812, the forgotten war.
This post is actually about more than just the common spelling “Mansfield.” It also includes the variations on the name of a German immigrant to Virginia. This post goes from 1734 to 1841.
This post goes from 1824 to 1916 and ranges from Kentucky to Kansas. Their kids moved around a lot and lived interesting lives.
This post goes from 1770 to 1870 (plus) and ranges from North Carolina to Kentucky.