The holidays are upon us, and with the holiday season comes all sorts of celebrations including parties, get-togethers with friends, and family gatherings. Spending time with your loved ones is a big part of the holidays and it is one of the best things about the season. Family is important during every part of the year, but many times people are reminded of its importance during the holiday season. While it is important to spend time with your immediate family and friends, the holidays are also a great time to connect to your ancestors. Find your ancestors this holiday season with us at Heritage Consulting.
Recently, I worked on a United States Frontier case. The client had found an entry for a possible ancestor in a muster roll for War of 1812 soldiers. It was dated February to March 1815 for the 51st Virginia Regiment, recruited from Frederick County, Virginia. The family believed this was their ancestor who moved to Fairfield
Genealogy DNA Testing—A Case Study Richard Carpenter remembers an argument that broke out among his Carpenter relatives at a family reunion in the late 1920’s. Richard’s father shouted, “Well, I’m just going to change my name to Medlock, which is what it’s supposed to be anyway!” Family legend had it that their ancestor, John