It is my objective to locate your distant relatives and establish that lost connection. My efforts continue until your kin are found.
I believe that us all are the artwork of God, and those who have passed before us should be recognized for their lives and achievements. Though they rest peacefully beneath us, their lives were important, had a purpose, and need to be remembered and memorialized in the name of God.
"For the sake of the Future,
Make the Past your present concern.
We are all each other's shadow
Separate in Time but part of a Whole"
"The farther backward you look, the farther ahead you can see".
- Winston Churchill
(Pilgrim Descendant of John Howland)
"The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary."
- Thomas A Edison
(grandfather Matthew B. Sellers was the aviation expert serving on the Naval Consulting Board under the direction of Thomas Edison).
"My first wish is to see this plague to mankind Banished of the earth, and the sons and daughters Of this world employed in more pleasing and Innocent amusements, than in preparing Implements and exercising them for The destruction of mankind."
- George Washington 7/25/1785
(My kin through his Aunt, Anne Neville Blakemore)
Notable Ancestors: Charlemagne (742-814), Picardie, France Knights Templar Fulk of Anjou, V (1092-1143).
CRUSADERS AND TEMPLAR KNIGHTS
Fulk V, Count of Anjou, King of Jerusalem (1092–1143)
Dale, Diana (Skipwith), Lancaster Co., VA
BARONIAL ORDER OF THE MAGNA CHARTA
Baron William de Mowbray
Maj. Edward Dale (Virginia)
William Brewster (Elder)
NATIONAL SOCIETY SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Capt. Thomas Bragg (Virginia, under Colonel Christopher Greenup)
Thomas Blakemore (Virginia, furnished supplies to George Washington)
Col. John Ely (Connecticut physician, P.O.W.)
Col. Melatiah Jordan (Maine)
SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATI
Capt. George Blakemore (2nd Virginia Regiment)
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