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Esopus Wars

Esopus Wars

Wikipedia:

The Esopus Wars were two localized conflicts between the indigenous Esopus tribe of Lenape Indians and colonialist New Netherlanders during the latter half of the 17th century in what is now Ulster County, New York. Like many other wars during the colonial period, at bottom they were the result of competition between […]

Brits, Religion and 19th century burial

As we (plural) are half Brit, I spend a lot of time wandering around UK websites digging up ancestors. Some of the most interesting bits of information come out of church registers — take, for example, this two page spread from the register of burials in the West Drayton parish, Middlesex (county), London in the […]