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.
Profiling William Pace’s service at Valley Forge, and discussing the genealogy controversy surrounding his connection to Richard Pace of Jamestown. We think William Pace was my husband’s 5th great grandfather, and have heard that we are (through him) also descended from Richard Pace, who saved Jamestown. But what does the Pace DNA Project say about this connection?
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 […]
In honor of yesterday’s federal holiday celebrating the birthday of President George Washington, I am profiling William Henry Pace, whom we believe is my husband’s 5th great grandfather. Because it is possible that were it not for my husband’s ancestor, Washington might not have lived to become our nation’s founding President.