Genealogy Adventures

Hitting the brick wall: Peter Schultheiss Scheffe (Sudwestpfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany)

It’s inevitable.  When you’re researching your family you are going to hit a brick wall. Peter…

Free blacks of Virginia: Rhoda Sheffey (Lynchburg)

My foray into family history and genealogy initially began with researching my Sheffey ancestors.  Five years…

Daniel Henry Sheffey, Jr: An unsung hero of the Battle of Wytheville

The Sheffey clan produced a number of Civil War heroes. Captain John Preston Sheffey (who could…

Y DNA Results Part 2: A DNA migration question solved

In my post DNA Results Part 1: My Y DNA has been on quite a journey http://genealogyadventures.net/2013/02/05/dna-results-part-1-my-y-DNA-has-been-on-quite-a-journey/…