Essential Records of a Key Virginia Orphans Court, Part 1 (1677-1690)

Henrico county (“shire”) of earliest Virginia is key. Hundreds of names are here, and some were part of Jamestowne government. Their descendants moved all over the state and beyond. It’s almost a sure thing you can find your early ancestor here.

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Essential Records of a Key Virginia Orphans Court, Part 2 (1692-1739)

Henrico county (“shire”) of earliest Virginia is key. Hundreds of names are here, and some were part of Jamestowne government. Their descendants moved all over the state and beyond. It’s almost a sure thing you can find your early ancestor here.

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Protestant Work Ethic, Capitalism, and America’s Founding

It is what made this country great. Max Weber’s thesis recently got a significant boost in the Philippines. Evidence follows. (This post updates the one at American Thinker on 22 July 2018, titled Protestant Work Ethic and the Founding of America.)

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Edward IV of England

This post is quick review of basic facts. Born in 1442, Rouen, Normandy, France, he had a complicated reign. It began in 1461 when he deposed Henry VI. It lasted until 1470 when his enemies, the Lancastrians, chased him out of England. Then he regrouped and began his second reign in 1471. He died in 1483 from pneumonia, at only 40 years young.

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