The Moss Rose

One of my favourite hobbies outside family research is roses. I have as many as my urban yard can handle. One I don’t currently have is a moss rose. It was likely from a natural sport of a Gallica rose. They became an interest of the horticultural set which created …

Following Jonathan P.

In researching Taylors, I have run across some individuals that are well documented. Jonathan P. Taylor is a great example. All these documents have been pulled from the PANB. I first picked up his trail here: Marriage notice, New Brunswick Courier (Saint John), 25 February 1837, m. Fredericton (York Co.), …

Tangled Taylors

– the unravelling continues. Well, I think I’ve proven my first Taylor connection using DNA (and possibly disproved one). In my Taylors there are a few matches that were pointed to a John W. Taylor. He and his family were next to my great great grandparents, David A. and Emily …

Families on the move in NB

Researching genealogy in New Brunswick is unique. In order to see the expansion of families and movements of connected groups, especially before the 1860s, it is better to look at the layout of the counties then any road. There is perhaps no country in the world of the same extent …