Month: June 2012

James Barber of Hannah (Chagum) & Reuben Barber served in the War of 1812


War of 1812 Info For James Barber: Note from Coni: James Barber is my 5x Great Grandfather Numbers: W.O. 11021 W.C. 6657 Soldier: Barber, James Service: Private Served Under: Capt. Nathaniel Leonard’s Unit: Co. 1 US Artillary Enlisted: March 4, 1812 Discharged: March 4,… Continue Reading “James Barber of Hannah (Chagum) & Reuben Barber served in the War of 1812”

In the book Legend of Barkhamsted Lighthouse and Satan’s Kingdom by Lewis Spragues


                          Pg: 109 #32: Wilson joined the Yankee Army So Wilson taught his wife to read, Then he joined the Yankee Army, And fought to have his country freed, Freed from England… Continue Reading “In the book Legend of Barkhamsted Lighthouse and Satan’s Kingdom by Lewis Spragues”

I had to repost this new search engine info – sent to me via email – SuperSearch


This week officially released SuperSearch, a brand new search engine for historical records.This is an exciting moment for lovers of genealogy worldwide. It’s found on http://www.myheritage.com/research.  SuperSearch includes 4+ billion genealogy records from our acquisition of WorldVitalRecords last year, such as birth, marriage, death,… Continue Reading “I had to repost this new search engine info – sent to me via email – SuperSearch”

Samuel E Short of Henderson, Mi


I believe I’ve found my Samuel E Short – I’m having to rearrange facts – and transfer fact to the right Samuel Short (Have several lines followed – Short’s were one of the 1st lines I started researching) Have a huge collection on this… Continue Reading “Samuel E Short of Henderson, Mi”

On the hunt


Searching for your ancestors is like a big hunting expedition.  You dig & dig for the right information, only to find that the document or database that you thought would have the answers only had more questions.  I have come to that line… I am… Continue Reading “On the hunt”

Happy Father’s Day!


I believe poetry & writing flows deep within our families roots.  I know that my mother, Ruth Ann wrote, her mother Edit (Webster) wrote, and Edith’s father Bert wrote poetry.  I am contemplating Father’s day & wanted to share a poem I wrote for… Continue Reading “Happy Father’s Day!”

Research Resources


Good afternoon family.  I compiled a list of research resources that I use online… please comment to share some in your state or some that are your favorites. Research Resources Much Love from Michigan!

I want to welcome Sheryl Robinson on board as a Author!


Sheryl and I have been working together on genealogy for a couple of years~ Her Husband Butch is a distant cousin to me thru the Barber/Chagum lineages.  I’ve asked her to come on board as a Author and to blog with us ! Welcome… Continue Reading “I want to welcome Sheryl Robinson on board as a Author!”

Just a side note…


Hello all… I wanted to let you know that my original blog Sherita’s Genealogy Blog, I’m gonna faze out of.  I have decided to switch my personal/genealogy blog here on word press.  It will just make communicating with those on this board so much… Continue Reading “Just a side note…”

American Civil War, 1861-1865


“One after another the links which have bound the North and the South together, have been severed…” ~A quote by a Mississippi Newspaper editor. In the early morning hours of April 12, 1861, at an American fort called, Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor, Confederate… Continue Reading “American Civil War, 1861-1865”

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