This past October my husband and I accompanied my parents on a 10 day vacation in Washington D.C., Shenandoah National Park, and much of Virginia. The trip allowed us to also visit some spots associated with his 3rd cousin 7 times removed Revolutionary War hero Major General Nathanael Greene (1742-1786 ).
My 15th week in Amy Johnson Crow’s “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” family history blogging challenge. The challenge: have one blog post each week devoted to a specific ancestor. It could be a story, a biography, a photograph, an outline of a research problem — anything that focuses on one ancestor. I’m no longer a […]
Original portrait painted from life in 1783 by Charles Wilson Peale.Public domain image via Wikimedia Commons. Ever since my husband and I started dating four and a half years ago, I have heard him and his family talk about a connection with Revolutionary War hero Nathanael Greene. Initially, the claim was “descended from”, but this […]