Month: January 2019

The Noble Gilbert Women


To this point, my genealogical studies have focused on the patrilineage from William Gilbert, the earliest suspected progenitor of the Gilberts of Compton, through my son.  However, this following of the male line is a vestige, a reflex (if you will), arising out of… Continue Reading “The Noble Gilbert Women”

French Origins of the Gilbert Surname


Let’s take a moment to look at ‘Gilbert’ simply as a word, rather than as a surname.  As such, Gilbert has ancient Germanic origins as a combination of the words ‘gisil’ or ‘gisel’ and of ‘berht’, ‘behrt’, or ‘beraht’.  This first part is where… Continue Reading “French Origins of the Gilbert Surname”

What is the true name of the Chief of the Barkhamsted Lighthouse? Chaugham VS Chogam/Chagum – Part 1: Land transactions


You can view my 661 page research book on the Barkhamsted Lighthouse by clicking this link. Pronounces: “Shaw-gum, Shawm-gum, Shoggum” Other Spellings associated with Chagum name: ChagumSands, Chaugham, Chaughom, Chaugum, Chaggum, Changum, Chaugam, Chauccum, Choggum, Choccum, Choggin, Chogan, Chogum, Chagam, Chogam Sometime around 1740,… Continue Reading “What is the true name of the Chief of the Barkhamsted Lighthouse? Chaugham VS Chogam/Chagum – Part 1: Land transactions”

NEW: Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village NOW has a DNA Project via FamilyTreeDNA


EXCITING THINGS HAPPENING for the Barkhamsted Lighthouse People!! I HAVE TEAMED UP with FamilyTreeDNA & their DNA Project’s!!! WELCOME to OUR NEW: Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village DNA Project PUT TOGETHER for us via FamilyTreeDNA We are LOOKING for DESCENDANTS to join us & our NEW… Continue Reading “NEW: Barkhamsted Lighthouse Village NOW has a DNA Project via FamilyTreeDNA”

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