Genealogy Adventures

Family migration patterns: Roane family migration to: Connecticut, Massachusetts & Arkansas

It seems unfair that I’ve Maryland out of this series of blog posts covering the Roane…

Family migration patterns: Roane family migration to Delaware, New Jersey & New York

This post follows on from yesterday’s post which covered African-American Roanes’ relocation to Philadelphia. It also…

Descendants of John Adam Sheffey & Jemimah

Another family tree that I should have updated ages ago. As you’ll see, there’s still a…

Family migration patterns: Roane family migration to Pennsylvania

My apologies for this being a rather long article. It goes to show just how many…

Family migration patterns: Sheffey family distribution 1840, 1880 & 1920

The previous three posts covered the migration of Sheffeys from Virginia to other states. The pictures…

Family migration patterns: Sheffey migration to Michigan, Ohio, Maryland

This post wraps up the other notable migrations of the Virginia-based, African-American Sheffeys. One notable migration…

Family migration patterns: Sheffey migration to West Virginia

In the previous post, I outlined the migration of some of branches of the Sheffey family…

Family migration patterns: Sheffey migration to Pennsylvania

The next series of posts will cover family migration patterns for the various families I’m researching. …

…the one about getting the “Charles ‘The Immigrant’ Roane” Book re-published

A staggering number of Roanes, black and white, have been in touch through this blog as…

Genealogy challenges: Part 3 – The White family of Pulaski County, Virginia

I was elated when I could finally provide my father’s maternal grandmother, Jane, with a surname. …