Category Archives: Genealogy

About what’s going on with family research.

I’m writing this blog post partially in frustration I must admit. Over the last 3 years of research I’ve been continuously troubled by the mixing up, conflating, carelessness or what have you of the “researchers” on Ancestry.com over these two … Continue reading

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We owe the information about this topic mostly to the efforts of Banks McLaurin (whose letter system has become the standard designation for the family groups) and G. G. McLaurin who published his efforts in the book G.G. McLaurin and … Continue reading

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Well, the year is about to end and I haven’t added too much to this web site in the second half of the year. My only excuse is that it’s been a busy second half of the year preventing me … Continue reading

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I was perusing the land records on the Bureau of Land Management web site over the weekend. They have a fairly nice set up for searching all the old land patents. You can get the image of the actual land … Continue reading

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