Taking another look at the pension records of my husband Jeff’s 5th great-grandfather, and transcribing the affidavit for richer biographical and wartime service analysis.
I blogged recently about my husband’s 5th great grandfather Ferdinand HARLESS (1755-1853) and his Revolutionary War service. In this post, I take a look at Harless in the 1850 U.S. Census, the final Census he was enumerated in since he died three years later.Ferdinand is the grandson of Anna Margaretha “Margaret” PREISS [Price], the grandfather of Miles (Myles) Washington HARLESS (1826-1891), […]
My 25th entry 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. Giles County, Virginia […]