So last night after posting my response to Randy Seaver's SNGF
challenge of "A Prolific Dad" I decided to run the names of some
of my Barker ancestors through FamilySearch's Record Search.
When I put in my the names of my 3x great grandparents
Nathaniel Barker and his wife Huldah Hastings, I found this
Last week I had success finding information on my mother's
family at FamilySearch Record Search and since then I've
gone back and tried looking up other family members. This
morning I entered my great grandfather Philip John West's
name in the search box and Maine as a location. I was
hoping to find a record of his marriage to my great
grandmother Clara (Ellingwood) Tidwell. but apparently my
streak of genealogy…Continue
Prior to following up on the link Randy Seavers gave to the
Ancestry.com collection of the Federal Nonpopulation
Census Schedules 1850-1880, I hadn't really given much
thought to how my West ancestors made their daily living.
I knew the regular census images said they were farmers
which seems to have ended with my great grandfather P.J.
West. My grandfather Floyd Earl West Sr was a lumberman
and his brother Clarence…Continue
Added by Bill West on June 3, 2010 at 10:38pm — No Comments