For this week's mission (should you decide to accept it), I challenge you to:
1) I am away at the SCGS genealogy Jamboree this weekend, having too much fun (I hope!).
2) What was your best genealogy research "find" in May 2015? It could be a record, it could be a photograph, etc. Whatever you judge to be your "best."
3) Tell us about it in a blog post of your own, or in a comment to this blog post, or in a Facebook or google+ post.
While doing research to add content and context to my 52 Ancestors sketch of Humphrey White (1757-1814), my 4th great-grandfather, I found the following records:
* Four deeds in Bristol County, Massachusetts for Humphrey buying/receiving and then selling two parcels of land in Westport on the west side of the (now) Westport River. I wrote about two of the deeds (to date) in:
* Amanuensis Monday - Post 269: 1794 Deed of Jonathan White to Humphrey White in Bristol County, Mass. (25 May 2015)
* Amanuensis Monday - Post 270: 1792 Deed of Stephen Gifford to Humphrey White in Bristol County, Mass. (1 June 2015)
Then, I found the location of the Humphrey White house in Glocester, Providence County, Rhode Island based on an 1870 historical map, a vanity book article about the family, a photo in his profile on Geni.com, and Google Maps street view. My post was:
* Finding Humphrey White's House in Glocester, R.I. (27 May 2015)
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