Saturday, April 1, 2017

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957

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Jeremiah Brittingham, great-great-great-great grandfather found on ancestry.com (not sure that's enough greats!! Still researching!

Inheritance of Land from Father William

Posted 27 Dec 2010 by tinkels

Jeremiah received 100 acres, entailed to his son, William and daughter Rachel.    William, the testator's son, inherited his dwelling plantation "Beckford" on the west side of the main seaside road, except what is willed to his other sons.  He also inherited the testator's great table.  William was named executor.   
Full Context of Father William's Last Will and Testament
When William Brittingham signed his will, September 17, 1749 (proved October 27, 1749), he was "very sick and weak in body of perfect mind and memory".  He called himself "planter", and divided his land among his sons.  
Jeremiah received 100 acres, entailed to his son, William and daughter Rachel.    William, the testator's son, inherited his dwelling plantation "Beckford" on the west side of the main seaside road, except what is willed to his other sons.  He also inherited the testator's great table.  William was named executor.   
Isaac got part of "Beckford" east of the main seaside road, and part of "Poplar Ridge", adjoining his brother, Poynter's land, and a small point of "Beckford".  At Isaac's death, his land was entailed to his son, Beletha.      Poynter Brittingham inherited the rest of "Poplar Ridge" not given to Isaac and a gun.   
His daughter, Frances, inherited a wench, Rose, for life, a spice mortar, a pestle, a chest of drawers, a feather bed, and other personalities to be divided at her death among her children.  Her daughter, Betty, received a Negro, Dick.  His daughter, Ann (Jarmon) inherited a Negro girl, Pleasant, entailed to his son, Poynter Brittingham, and personalities.  
His son, Absolem got "Brandy Point", and he and Nathaniel, and Ann Jarmon were residuary legatees. 
His well beloved wife, Frances has the use of his house, part of his land,  his negro, Rose, and the rest of his personal estate during her widowhood.

Martha Johnson Nevada Mo Hight School Reporter 1921

While researching Martha who was like a mother to me and my sister, Marilyn;I found these articles from Nevada High School Year Book 1921. I never knew Martha graduated from Nevada High School! I assume she graduated 1923 since she was a Sophomore in 1921. 


Me, Martha and Marilyn KC Zoo 1959







Monday, March 20, 2017

Bertha Mary Burk-Hewitt-Brittingham

Burk Family History

Burk Name Meaning
Swiss German: from an Alemannic short form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). German: habitational name from the common place names Burk and Burg. Northern English: variant of Birch.
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George Robert Evans

Evans Family History




Evans Name Meaning
Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan (see Evan), with redundant English patronymic -s.
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Amy Cecil Miller-Evans

Miller Family History


Miller Name Meaning
English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari (see Milner). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier, Dumoulin, Demoulins, and Moulin; German Mueller; Dutch Molenaar; Italian Molinaro; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar, etc. Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller (see Mueller).
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Brittingham Family History


Brittingham Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places, in Norfolk and Suffolk, named Brettenham, from Old English Bretta ‘of the Britons’ (genitive of Brettas) + tun ‘farmstead’.
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