52 Ancestors, Documents, Research

Distant Cousins

"Talk to Pat," my dad said. I had been looking at the family of my ancestors, Oswell and Anne Moore Eve, and found some conflicting information about Oswell's religion. A granddaughter of Oswell and Anne claimed that Oswell was a Quaker and this was published far and wide. My research of Quaker documents told a… Continue reading Distant Cousins

52 Ancestors, Documents

I Love Quaker Records

The ancestors of my 6th great-grandmother, Anne (Moore) Eve, have been pretty easy to find. This isn't always the case for ancestors so far back, but this branch of my tree happen to be early members of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, and they kept and preserved excellent records. Anne1 was the daughter… Continue reading I Love Quaker Records

52 Ancestors, Brick Wall

Mystery Women

Genealogy research isn't always easy. Most of the time it takes some creative thinking to find new way to get to the answer of the question being asked, especially as you get further back in time. Records can become thin or non-existent due to war or natural disaster. Sometimes you only have a name, sometimes… Continue reading Mystery Women

52 Ancestors, Artifacts, Biography, Places

A Person of Another Persuasion

The prompt for 52 Ancestors this week is Going to the Chapel. My 6th great-grandparents, Oswell Eve and Anne Moore, were married 274 years ago this week in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Christ Church. Oswell, it's believed, was born in Surrey, England, 1 February 1721 to Oswell and Sarah Eve. He and his twin sister, Sarah, were the… Continue reading A Person of Another Persuasion