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Visit a Tobacco Farm Virginia 1771

In my rambles today on a search for my maternal grandmother’s Moore family I ran across the following video of a reenacted, modest Virginia tobacco farm as life had been prior to the Revolutionary War, circa 1771. The video seems to have no audio but you may appreciate the view which includes the necessity to… Continue reading Visit a Tobacco Farm Virginia 1771

genealogy · History of Parliament · Strickland · Virginia Genealogy

Walter Strickland’s “example of flight”

Biographical details of his “flight” and a handsome portrait of Walter Strickland (circa 1600 — 1671) of Westmoreland may be viewed here: History of Parliament And yes, I am still finding sources that give my paternal grandmother’s Strickland line going back to the Sizergh Castle Stricklands (who go back to the de Vauxs of Normandy).… Continue reading Walter Strickland’s “example of flight”