My paternal family roots - in the Northern Appalachian Mountains

 

  My paternal family roots are out in a county in the Northern Appalachian Mountains. A revolutionary War veteran walked out west from Vermont and built a one room cabin, with a sleeping loft, alongside a creek in a small green valley of those mountain...

 Family history   United States   Don Bond

My grandmother Brita – emigrating from Luster in Norway

#1 My grandmother Brita Marie Feigum.
 

  As we grow older, the stories told to us by our grandparents and our parents become more important. Sadly, as time passes by the sources grow older and leave us. There are so many questions that we should have asked – so many notes that we should hav...

 Family history   United States   Don Bond

Nils Larsen Sogge - Surnadal to Jackson, Minnesota

Nils Larsen Sogge
 

  Nils Sogge was my grandfather. He was born in Norway September 27, 1838 to Gunnhild Pedersdatter Holten and Lars Ragson on the farm Teigan, near Surnadal. He was christened October 28, 1838 at Ranes Church, Surnadal.  In old Norwegian Land Book...

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Glenda Bailey

 

  Surrounded by family on November 2, 2008, Glenda Jean Bailey left this earth to be with her Lord and Savior. Funeral services, under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday November 5, 2008, at the funeral home c...

 Family history   United States   Suzanne Monroe

Andrew Taylor Hunter

Andrew Taylor Hunter.
 

  Andrew Taylor Hunter was born in Sunderland on 8th May 1889 and died in Blyth Northumberland in 1972. He married Mary Elizabeth Metcalfe on 21st September 1907, and their first child, David, came along on 3rd March 1908.  It doesn't take a...

 Family history   United Kingdom   Linda Bruce

Alice Brownbridge

Alice Hunter
 

  Alice Hunter, born 17th March 1912, to Andrew Taylor Hunter and Mary Elizabeth Metcalfe, was my maternal grandmother, wife of John Charles Brownbridge. She was one of nine children, and from what my mother tells me, a bit of a rebel in the family...

 Family history   United Kingdom   Linda Bruce

William Brownbridge

William Brownbridge.
 

  William Brownbridge was my great-grandfather. I never knew him, as he died before my mother was born. Born in Bishop Auckland County Durham on 16 Feb 1867, William was the son of William Brownbridge and Elizabeth Ann Bygate.  William Snr. w...

 Family history   United Kingdom   Linda Bruce

Mary Elizabeth Metcalfe

Mary Elizabeth Metcalfe.
 

  Mary Elizabeth was my maternal great-grandmother. I was privileged to know her for the last 13 years of her life. She was a lovely lady, and respected by all the family. Her early life is a total mystery to all of the family. She was born in S...

 Family history   United Kingdom   Linda Bruce

Robert MacIlvaine Long

Robert MacIlvaine Long.
 

  Robert MacIlvaine (Mack) Long born-1868 Ostrander, Delaware County, Ohio died-1958 Marysville, Union County, Ohio married 1903 Matilda “Tillie” Browning Koffroth Son of Robert M. Long and Mary E. MacIlvain. He was one of four child...

 Family history   United States   Linda Thompson

William Th. Clingman Barbee

William Th. Clingman Barbee.
 

  William Thomas Clingman Barbee born-16 April 1837 Chatham County, North Carolina died-17 May 1903 Durham County, North Carolina Oldest son of William A. Barbee and Eliza Harward. He had three brothers and 3 sisters. He served d...

 Family history   United States   Linda Thompson

Edith Louise Ursua

Edith Louise Ursua and Ernest Ursua.
 

  EDITH LOUISE KOFFROTH URSUA born-6 December 1918, Union City, Randolph, Indiana died-7 January 2000, Norwalk, Los Angeles, California Louise was the daughter of Dana Browning Koffroth and Edith Louise Tiller. She was the sister...

 Family history   United States   Linda Thompson

George Bruce

George Bruce.
 

  George Bruce was the uncle I never met. He was the much elder brother of my Father, and all I ever really knew about him until a few years back was that he had died in WWII whilst flying (he was a pilot) in his Wellington bomber. In recent years...

 Family history   United Kingdom   Gareth Bruce

Lars Thoresen Sogge

 

  Lars Thoresen Sogge was my great-great-grandfather. He was born on Sogge farm in the Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway. He emigrated from Kristiansund, Norway in 1881 to Otter Tail county, Minnesota with his oldest son Hans Theodor. His wi...

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