The Ancestry of Leona Mae Harris

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David A Drabold, May 18, 2020 - Reference - 85 pages
This book describes the ancestry of Leona Mae Harris (1897-1944), of Port Huron, Michigan. Her ancestry is American colonial, the West of England and Monmouthshire. This work unexpectedly reveals several relatives and ancestors who fought in the American Revolution, a grand uncle who died at Antietam (and his brother who died in the Peninsula campaign), Mayflower ancestors, descent from celebrated Huguenots and the ironmongers of Pontypool, Monmouthshire, the Hanbury's. While much of the research is conventional "paper trail" work, it also leans heavily on the innovations of DNA tests, both autosomal and Y. This book details the ancestry of one typical middle-class twentieth century woman and may help to guide others on their own genealogical journey.
 

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Contents

Parents and Grandparents of Leona
9
Families of Interest
21
1 Ames Moore Bulkeley Ancestors of James K Ames
22
2 McPhetres Tourtellot Cone Ancestors of Louisa McPhetres
32
Appendix 1 Letters of W R Thompson in the 1930s
69
Appendix 2 Hanbury Pedigrees from A A Locke
82

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About the author (2020)

Drabold is a theoretical physicist, currently Distinguished Professor of Physics at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. His website is www.daviddrabold.com

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