genealogy · Plymouth Colony · The Mayflower

What do Marilyn Monroe, Orson Welles, and the Pilgrims Have in Common?

Today I’m searching for more information on one of my family lines, that of William White. His descendants include Henry White who married Celia Page, daughter of Thomas Nelson Page, but so far, their histories are rather gobbledy which I suppose is appropriate for tomorrow’s Thanksgiving Day feast. So as I’m sitting here confused and… Continue reading What do Marilyn Monroe, Orson Welles, and the Pilgrims Have in Common?

Eclipses · genealogy · Jamestown Colony · Maycock Family · Pace Family

Who was Sarah the Jamestown Orphan?

Recently my forays into family ties through Jamestown lineages and history has revealed Sarah, the ‘Jamestown Orphan’ whose parents were killed in the March 22, 1622 Powhatan Uprising, aka, the Jamestown Massacre of 1622. Reverend Maycock and wife Mary Pierce Maycock are considered by some to have been Sarah’s parents though other researchers disagree (see… Continue reading Who was Sarah the Jamestown Orphan?