An Introduction to the Beal, Cooper and Edlin tree

An introduction to the Beal, Cooper and Edlin families.

The “Beal, Cooper and Edlin families” was the second tree I started. It covers my mother’s direct ancestors, their extended families and their associates. Over the years it has turned into a major piece of research and currently (September 2019) covers over 2,000 people backed up by more than 8,000 citations.


Genealogical resolutions for 2016

New Year resolutions for family history research in 2016

Charles Springsguth a.k.a. Charles Peters-Springsguth - a genealogical brick wall.

Who was the mother of Charles Springsguth a.k.a Charles Peters-Springsguth?

My guest post in the blog series #MyCanvasGBS

Some months ago I was very honoured to be asked by to contribute to a series that they would be publishing on their blog called "MyCanvas Guest Blog Series" or #MyCanvasGBS.

An October birthday - Caroline Mylne

Caroline Mylne, 1775-1844.

A September birthday - Zachariah Foxall Darby, 1750-1832

Zachariah Foxall Darby

An August birthday - David Cooper, 1753-1819

Life of David Cooper, 1753-1819, silk mercer

Bizarre - a body part as memorabilia

A visit to the Hunterian Museum to see the preserved kidney of Robert Boyne Home, died 1786

A July birthday - Sarah Anne Drake

Miss Drake - the botanical illustrator

A June birthday - Sir Peter Henry Edlin

Sir Peter Henry Edlin - a very short biography