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Busby (Busbee) – Surname Saturday

The Busby surname, potentially originating in Yorkshire or Carmunnock, has 31,000 bearers globally, with 21,000 in the US mainly in Texas, California, and Mississippi. Ancestor Elnora Busby’s lineage traces back to Virginia and North Carolina, with minimal historical presence in these states. Continue reading

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Busby (Busbee) – Surname Saturday

The Busby surname has origins in North Yorkshire, Leicestershire, and Renfrewshire. There are about 31,000 people with the Busby surname, mostly in the US, especially Texas, California, and Alabama. Ancestry message boards and genealogy sites have substantial Busby-related content. Elnora Busby Vincent is a key figure in the Howell family tree. Continue reading

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Rose – Surname Saturday

By Don Taylor Surname Origin The surname Rose can be of English, Scottish, Irish, French, Danish, and German origin. It could relate to a physical place where wild roses grew, a hereditary sign, or even the nickname for a person … Continue reading

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Hiram Vincent in the News

In the News Howell, Vincent (Vinson) By Don Taylor “In the News” is my reporting of newly discovered newspaper articles regarding the ancestors I am researching. The information found in newspapers often raises more questions and more research areas, but … Continue reading

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William Hiram Vincent & the Early Censuses

Howell-Vincent Line Census Sunday By Don Taylor My wife’s third great-grandfather, Burkett Vincent, may have had 12 children, or he may have had eight.  He apparently had two wives, Elizabeth Rose and an unknown first wife. To attempt to understand … Continue reading

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