Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Colonial Virginia

I have posted a short history of the settlement of colonial Virginia at this link. This will give you the idea of the hazards our early ancestors faced.

Settlement in Kentucky

At this link I have posted some information on the settlement of Kentucky. Ambrose Burton, son of May Burton Sr., was an early Kentucky settler.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Life in the Peidmont Region in Virginia During the 17th and 18th Centuries

I have gathered information on life in the Piedmont region of Virginia during the 17th and 18th centuries at this link. This also contains some information on our Burtons.

Civil War in Missouri

At this link you will find some information on the Civil War in Missouri, with emphasis on partisan activities in North Central Missouri, the area where my Burtons (and I) were raised. Also listed are Burtons involved in the Confederate cause from the Randolph Co MO area.