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This image shows the original homes of the Pilgrims in England before coming to America. John Carver was a passenger of the Mayflower in 1620. Carver is said to have written the Mayflower Compact, and was its first signer as well as the first governor of the new colony. Another famous Pilgrim is William Bradford. He also signed the Mayflower compact and served as governor. #colonies #famousPilgrims #history

A good description of immigration before before departing the port. Includes link to an interactive map as well as a page with resources for reading, websites and genealogy websites

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Blood of the Irish: What DNA Tells Us About the Ancestry of People in Ireland

For a long time the myth of Irish history has been that the Irish are Celts. The latest research into Irish DNA has confirmed that the early inhabitants of Ireland were not directly descended from the Celts/Keltoi of central Europe. In fact the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe are to be found in the north of Spain in the region known as the Basque Country. These same ancestors are shared to an extent with the people of Britain - especially the Scottish.

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Scotch-Irish Ancestry: My Family Roots. History of the Ulster Scotch Irish people

This website contains a unique set of Irish family history records including Birth, Death, Marriage and Gravestone records the majority of which are only available online on this website and cannot be found online elsewhere.

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Research Checklist – America 1800s-1900s


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How To Make Paper Envelopes

Gift #1: Gonna hav a note of telling her how much she means to me and how I wish our twin bond with be infinite.

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British Antique Shire Map - "MONMOUTHSHIRE" - 1787 - by Carey - Hand-Colored Engraving

British Antique Shire Map - ""MONMOUTHSHIRE"" - 1787 - by Carey - Hand-Colored Engraving