Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet
our roots remain as one...
quite a busy and fast summer...not much new information but I hope
for updates in the coming months
findings on the Taylor line— successfully
traced back to Cambrigeshire/ Northamptonshire England!!!
TOLERANCE-RELIGIOUS FREEDOM: Fascinating Early American
Families- Bowne, Bradt and Waldrons— a very intersting article by
GLORIA WALDRON HUKLE
A copy of Charlotte Chapman's letter to
her daughter Louise about her Grandfather Jacob Cole Jr. (Written in
This site has been created for
research of my various family lines, many of them in which I have traced
back to Europe. Their are many surnames to which my website corresponds
with but mainly you will find these lines: Cole,
Smith, Van Dyke,
Brokaw, Wixsom, Covert,
Whatley, Treadwell, Pruett,
McCain, Rollins (See
McCain), and many more! Hope this website can be of
help to you. For any questions or comments you can contact me at:
I hope this website becomes a
place where the many generations of families can come together....
Manhattan: Seeds of the
by: Gloria Waldron
This is a
wonderful fictional book based on my Waldron family tree. This
family line is connected thru the Forshee and Smith
(Terry) lines. "In 1653, lower Manhattan was a Dutch community of about
120 houses, its people protected by a fort and a log wall which stood as
a defense against Indian attacks. Today’s Wall Street follows the line
of that ancient plank wall.
Sheriff Resolved Waldron, his wife, Tennake, and their three children
lived at the present day crossing of Wall Street and Broadway. There
along with them on Block B, across the street from the Dutch West India
Company’s enormous garden, resided Augustine Herrman, Peter Schaefbanck,
the jailor, Hendrick Hendricksen, and Domine (clergy) Samuel Drisius.
These were but a few of America's first immigrants. This is their
You can order
it on Amazon.com
Gloria Waldron Hukle, Author of
the Historical New York Novel, MANHATTAN SEEDS OF THE BIG APPLE,
will be at Book EXPO America 2007(BEA) June 1,2,3, in Manhattan at
the Convention Center. Those interested in meeting the author may
drop by the Substance Books Booth Number 1634 or to pre arrange a
meeting with the author go to Substance Book website at http:www.substancebooks.com/bea-meeting.php
"Three and a half centuries ago,
Peter Stuyvesant, the Governor of the Dutch New Netherland Colony
made Resolved Waldron an offer that would ultimately change the
lives of thousands of Americans. Having survived the failed Dutch
Colony of Brazil, and the death of his first wife, Waldron was
familiar with the pain of loss. Despite all he had endured, like
scores of others who settled here, he was determined to begin
Cole/Coal family Crest: Derived
from the Old English word coll, which means hill, and indicates that the
original bearer lived near such a land form.
Just added message board where you can
talk with family and exchange research! Check it out!!
(Updated Aug. 2007)
- Updated last 8/21/07
- Totally Updated Taylor line
- Barrett Archives
- Edited Cole/ Grant lines
- Brokaw Family Tree!
- West/ Traver Family Tree
- Scott and Lattin Family Trees!
- Updated Cole Line
- Beck Archives- A.G. Beck's pic. added
- Andrew Gunn Beck's Death Cert.
- New Links! (see below)
Other Connected Family Trees:
- Taylor line resarch
- Grant line research
- New archives
(keep checking this, updates added weekly)
- The addition of Family Trees
(If you have one connected to one of these please
e-mail me and I will post
it)- Add your personal branch!
- And much more!
Links below (scroll down)