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Gateway and Immigrant (Original) Ancestors

By Don Taylor My local Genealogy Group[i] recently met via Zoom and discussed “Gateway Ancestors” and “Immigrant Ancestors.” A Gateway Ancestor is one that you find that can be the individual that, once you have a direct connection to that … Continue reading

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Ancestor Sketch – Betsy Kinsey Binford

Howell Research Howell-Pankey-Binford Line By Don Taylor [Following women during colonial times is always tricky, and Betsy Kinsey (Binford) Pankey is no exception. Seldom are women mentioned except in the context of another family member. What I have learned about … Continue reading

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Adding the Binford Line

Howell Research Howell-Pankey-Binford Line By Don Taylor Continuing my research of Samuel Pankey (1739-1807) has led to my learning more about his wife, 4th great-grandmother Betsy Kinsey Binford. I learned of three additional Ancestors. They are the parents, grandparents, and … Continue reading

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