52 Ancestors – Week 8 – Family Photo

Meet the children of Beverley Beardsley (1815-1897) and Minerva Winchester Beardsley (1823-1843). The men are George Beardsley (1843-1897) and Leslie Winchester Beardsley (1841-1920). The woman is Helen Maria Beardsley (1839-1900). I am thinking this photo was taken post civil war but that is as far as I have gotten. Leslie Winchester Beardsley is my 2X…Read more »

52 Ancestors – Week 7 Love

If you have been reading along for a while you will know that I absolutely adore old newspapers. I am constantly scouring the New York Historical Newspapers website for tidbits about family. One day while researching I found the following about George and Dorcas Weatherwax, my great-great grandparents. The above article appeared in theĀ  November…Read more »