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4.23.20 – ANCESTOR SPOTLIGHT: William Cole

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]William Cole (1638/9-1694) was a second generation Virginian, a lawyer and statesman of the Virginia Colony. He married three prominent women and had had 4000 acres of land in Warwick CO. His estate was named “Bolthorpe” where his...

4.23.20 – Genealogical Tidbit #3

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Registrar General, Laura Ramsay has Tidbit #3 for your genealogical work: "Many early maps were inaccurate, and land grants created disputes in Colonial New England. At one time both Connecticut and Massachusetts claimed part of Rhode Island. Therefore...

4.19.20 – CDA’s Mask Campaign

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]CDA is so proud of their current mask campaign. Thank you Parent Chapter members Beverley and Eloise Sherrid, Rebecca Madsen; as well as, Chapter XIV-Chicago President Sharon Hare who herself has made and sent nearly 450 masks to...

4.17.20 – ANCESTOR SPOTLIGHT: Robert Beheathland

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Robert Beheathland of Cornwall & Jamestown is the earliest documented colonial immigrant ancestor to the Virginia colony, with descendants living today. He was survived by two daughters; therefore, his surname is not well known. Scion of a wealthy...