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  • Bartholomew Kindred, Sr. (1727 - 1805)
    Bartholomew Kindred arrived from England, via France in 1774, and lived on the land of Thomas Jefferson, Albemarle County, Virginia. Bartholomew Kindred "Bartholomew Kindred (? - 1805) worked as a ...
  • James Dick (1765 - 1838)
    The Dick family is one of the oldest families of Wheatfield township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania. The founder of the family in Indiana county was James Dick, who was a native of County Antrim, Irel...
  • Mary Dick (1767 - 1853)
    Birth: 1767 Death: May 7, 1853 Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Clyde, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA Spouse: James Dick (1764 - 1838) A Grave Created by: Burke Stoughton Record added:...
  • Antoine Deol de Gylet (c.1528 - 1610)
    Jacques de Gylet Jacques de Gyle 1549-1600 ..... The ancestor of the Connecticut Gillett family. "The GILLETT family has been in America since 1630, ten years after the landing of the Mayfl...
  • Leiba Frankel (c.1771 - d.)
    1816 Trakai Merkine Revision List Household FREINKAL Leiba son of Efroim Head of household M 45 40 FREINKAL Khaia Wife F 40 FREINKAL Tsalko son of Leiba Son M 20 15 FREINKAL K...

Trained in history (Medieval, religious, and Islamic), linguistics (historical and Semitic/Arabic), and computer science, I work in Natural Language Processing and related areas.

My projects reflect the warp and weave of my life, of my two very disparate heritages from my mother and my father's side. On my mother's side: Great Migration (1620 -1640) from the British Isles, the first wave of 18th century Scot-Irish likely from the Ulster Plantation, mystery early Southern New Jersey who may have been Dutch and Palatinate German or Swiss-German, and French and Scots-French Huguenot. On my father's side: Polish - Lithuanian - Ukrainian Jewish immigrants in the latter half of the nineteenth century, during the huge immigration of Jews from the Russian Empire.

My immigrant ancestors mostly settled in New England on my mother's side and in the Midwest on my father's side. Reflecting the diverse background of many Americans, my Anglo-Norman Protestant ancestors eventually married spouses from other Protestant sects who had fled to America due to religious persecution and for economic opportunities, such as Presbyterian Scots-Irish who arrived from the Ulster Plantation in the early 1700s, and Huguenots, as well as some mystery families who were early settlers in Southern New Jersey who may have been Dutch Reform from New Amsterdam or Palatinate German immigrants. Until late in the twentieth century, there was nary a Catholic to be found in my mother's family tree!

I have projects devoted to very early settlements in Massachusetts and Connecticut that my ancestors helped to establish, such as Roxbury and Taunton. I have projects on early ancestral families who have tens of thousands of descendants such as the family of Captain John Johnson, Richard Williams of Taunton, or the several Milford Baldwin families.

My projects reflect what I studied and the ancestry, heritage, and personal lives of close family members. My husband was Argentinian. My father was an early Beat poet and editor/founder of Beat journals. My step-father's family were early pioneers in Oregon and Colorado and his Kindred ancestor worked for George Washington at Mt. Vernon.

Ancestry-Based Projects

My Mother's Side: Early New England

Towns

Families

Major Events

Other New England Projects

My Mother's Side: Anglo-Norman Ancestors and More about Medieval France

My Mother's Side: Migration from New England

My Mother's Side: Huguenot and Scots-Irish projects

My Father's Side: Jewish projects

Academic training and PhD in Austin, Texas

My father's life

My husband's ancestry and heritage

My step-father's ancestry