Category Archives: Speculation

YDNA Testing — Walter was a Sawyer?

So, YDNA testing is completed after 5 month wait. Irritated but it seems helpful. It would appear most likely that Walter Evertton Long birth father was most likely named Sawyer, Sayer, Sauer or some variant (Sawyer most likely). You’ll recall … Continue reading

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Rebecca Moser

So, way behind on posting this, but frankly it’s about the only new thing.  Cousin Mo did some research and found deeds in Lebanon County PA for Samuel and Rebecca Moser’s home there.  In the process he narrowed down the … Continue reading

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Leaving Phelps County

It seems I have at least part of an answer about why so many folks left Phelps in the 1890’s.  Crop failures.

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William Blagg War of 1812 Questions

So why does William blagg’s 1812 Land grant show Joseph Blagg BROTHER and other heirs?  There doesn’t seem to be a “Joseph” who is his brother anywhere else.  So, is Joseph someone’s middle name, a new brother or what?  “legend” … Continue reading

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Blagg Family and West Family earlier connection???

The last post I made had a reference to Thomas West (Father of Thomas Renshaw West) living at some point in Jackson County AL.  Just noticing that this is the same area that we find the elder Israel Blagg on … Continue reading

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Israel Blagg in Pendleton

well this was on a google search.. Search Results Georgia genealogical magazine: Issues 103-110 books.google.com1987 – Snippet view … NE unknown, [signed] GEORGE VANDIVER. Wit: JOHN MITCHELL, ROBERT P0RTW00D, who swore by oath 13 Jan 1802 before JOHN HARRIS, JP … Continue reading

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more speculation on Ruth

ok…here’s some more speculation: FACT: Jacob Light Founded New Richmond, OH Probably bought land in Randolph Twp, Dearborn Co. in 1814 New Richmond is on Robert Beal’s survey of 1000 acres and David Jackson’s survey of 333 acres. 1804 – … Continue reading

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Ruth Light Whitney Golladay’s Migration route

Trying out a little google map showing her path from birth to death. I’m trying to figure out to use the google map for visual aid in showing where people lived. This one still needs a little work. View Ruth … Continue reading

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Bios & Obits

Bios & Obits.    Go down this page to John Hull Rardin obit and there’s a bit about a catherine Light his mother  Catherine Light ( Daughter of Jacob and Catherine Light) who was from Clermont County and moved to … Continue reading

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Opposed to War COles COunty Ill

Opposed to War. this link is just interesting for the background about Greasy Point Coles County.  That is where Joseph Golliday (oliver Whitney’s stepfather ) once lived with his first wife.  It also features a family where the wife has … Continue reading

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