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  • Ed and other friends, Does anyone know which types of records are most likely to show the race of the individuals listed? My ancestor Joseph Mittens (whom I located through Alistair Honeybun's research on the island -- thank you, sir!) is listed on his US Census records as "Country Of Origin: W Africa". But family disagrees about whether he was Portuguese or Dutch or mixed race. I...
    Mars Nov 18, 2014
  • ...thereof.) On the U.S. Census, Joseph Mittons is listed as from W. Africa but specific ethnicity isn't noted. Sources? Thanks. Mars Caulton, Chicago IL US
    Mars Jun 17, 2013
  • ...thereof.) On the U.S. Census, Joseph Mittons is listed as from W. Africa but specific ethnicity isn't noted. Sources? Thanks. Mars Caulton, Chicago IL US
    Mars Jun 17, 2013
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  • Hmm, this interests me. My ancestor, a "Mittons," also came to New Bedford MA directly from St Helena, possibly as a whales. Anyone know of any sources to look up this scenario? Does anyone know if this was common? ----- Reply message ----- From: "Leonard Meek" Date: Mon, Nov 21, 2011 4:25 pm Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] 1827 Listing of Slaves To: John, last year you posted a request...
    caulton@sbcglobal.net Nov 24, 2011
  • Hmm, this interests me. My ancestor, a "Mittons," also came to New Bedford MA directly from St Helena, possibly as a whales. Anyone know of any sources to look up this scenario? Does anyone know if this was common? ----- Reply message ----- From: "Leonard Meek" Date: Mon, Nov 21, 2011 4:25 pm Subject: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] 1827 Listing of Slaves To: John, last year you posted a request...
    caulton@sbcglobal.net Nov 24, 2011
  • ...people will look back to the "Good Old Days". Most young people won't! Sent using BlackBerry®. -----Original Message----- From: "caulton@^$2" Sender: st-helena-genealogy@^$3 Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 18:10:03 To: Caroline Gaden ; Reply-To: st-helena-genealogy@^$4 Subject...
    caulton@sbcglobal.net Nov 15, 2011
  • It's sad that it has to start with blatant tourism, hotels, re-zoning. Sounds like they feel about to be colonized all over again. ----- St-helena-genealogy@^$1> Hello listers In recent weeks we have talked about landing on St Helena by ship. The British government has agreed that an airport is to be built, signed the contract, and annual visitor numbers are expected to go from 900...
    caulton@sbcglobal.net Nov 15, 2011
  • I just ran across this page about the island -- in an odd location. http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Saint_Helena ona move! Mars From: "frankfcraig@^$1" To: st-helena-genealogy@^$2 Sent: Fri, October 7, 2011 11:59:12 AM Subject: Re: [St.H.Fam.Hist.] Passenger Lists A lot of the ships were merchant: East India Trading Company? Sent using BlackBerry® from Orange From: "Linda...
    Mars Oct 9, 2011
  • I use Ancestry and have a hierarchy in my method of which data I use/trust when i see conflicts. For example, I prioritize Death Indexes over Census reports, because Death indexes have checked the info already, but a Census is all filtered through one guy walking from house to house and hopefully spelling stuff right and hopefully not being hard of hearing, or an illegible writer...
    Mars May 11, 2011
  • Slave cemetery unites York churches Restored graveyard at Allison Creek in York could offer a link to the past By Jamie Self - jself@^$1 Source: Heraldonline.com http://www.heraldonline.com/2011/04/21/3005459/slave-cemetery-unites-area-churches.html A graveyard in the woods at Allison Creek Presbyterian Church gives Fred Woody an "eerie feeling." "Your roots are here," he said...
    Mars Apr 25, 2011