Abel Thompson & Gussie Hensel

Abel Robert Thompson came into this world on the eve of another cold Pennsylvania winter. He was born after Thanksgiving, November 28, 1880, to proud parents, Robert Bruce Thompson and Lydia Ann Goodman both Pennsylvania natives living in Sheridan at the time....

Notable Ancestors and Collaterals

Cousins, here are some of our more notable relatives. Ancestors are in regular font. Collaterals are in italics. See our bio book coming out August 2020 with updated list. Each two surname heading is which line those folks belong to. Thompson Russell John Thomson of...

Partial List of Ancestry Databases

Here is a partial list of unindexed (browsable, image-only) PA databases on ancestry.com. (Since ancestry.com continues to thwart our best search attempts and will not release a complete list). This is pulled from the first 100 databases listed under PA in...

Charlotte “Lottie” and William Duncan

William and Lottie Duncan were a caring couple of late nineteenth century, whose family persevered through adversity. The couple were wed and lived in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, having two sons together, Irvin and Harris. When Harris passed in infancy, Irvin became the...

Charlotte “Lottie” and William Duncan

by Sophia Thompson (age 12 at the time) William and Lottie Duncan were a caring couple of late nineteenth century, whose family persevered through adversity. The couple were wed and lived in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, having two sons together, Irvin and Harris. When...

Robert J. W. Forsyth & Cressie Jo Curry

Wednesday, the fifteenth of September 1926—the day Robert Joseph Washington Forsyth was born as the second child of Percy Campbell Forsythe and Nina Washington—dawned hot and muggy in the city of Savannah, Georgia. Even though the first day of fall was only nine days...