Tag Archive: genealogy

Mar 01

Happy Saint David's Day!

Today is the feast of Saint David. St. David is the patron saint of Wales and his day is celebrated much like St. Patrick’s is in Ireland. Why am I telling you this? Well, I’m descended from the Welsh. 🙂 In 1683, William ap John, a Quaker, left Merionethshire, left Wales aboard the Morning Star …

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Feb 26

All in the Family

My cousin (once removed):

Jan 06

Family Pride

I love genealogy and I wish I had more time to pursue it. Thankfully, one of my relatives has the time. Here’s an article from his local newspaper about how he traced our lineage back to Betsy Ross. A date with (family) history “A Crawfordsville man wanted to find a way to make family history …

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Oct 05

Euroblunder

The home of my ancestors has been dissed. Eurocrats leave Wales off EU map A bureaucratic blunder has left Wales off a map of Europe on the cover of a prestigious EU reference book.

Sep 17

Bunkum

I’ve often heard from atheists that the Bible doesn’t stand up to academic scrutiny. If they don’t trust the Bible, I imagine they wouldn’t waste their time discrediting the Book of Mormon. DNA evidence casts doubt (duh!) Mormon claims that Israelites emigrated to the Americas 2,600 years ago, with the now-extinct Lamanites and Nephites becoming …

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