March 2008

Whitener FamilyTreeDNA Project

20 March 2008 DNA

Link to the Whitener FamilyTree DNA Project. Whitener FamilyTreeDNA Project – Family Project Website Peter, Henry, and Daniel mentioned in the first two DNA kits are my ancestors.

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Wilfong FamilyTree DNA Project Website

9 March 2008 DNA

Here is a link to the Wilfong FamilyTree DNA site. The Johannes Wilfong referenced in the project background is my 7x great-grandfather. Wilfong FamilyTree DNA Project Website – Family Project Website

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mtDNA Testing

2 March 2008 DNA

I finally bit the bullet and ordered a DNA test this morning. I chose to use Family Tree DNA, which purports to have 90% of the genealogy DNA market share. I ordered the mtDNAPlus test kit. It’s a little more expensive than the basic mtDNA kit, but I knew I wouldn’t be satisfied with lesser […]

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Revolutionary War Soldiers of Western North Carolina: Burke County, Volume I

1 March 2008 Military

I found a great source record last week at the library. It’s a book called Revolutionary War Soldiers of Western North Carolina: Burke County, Vol. 1. The author is Emmet R. White and it was published in 1984 by Southern Historical Press, Inc. of Easley, S.C. It has biographical sketches on many soldiers, including summaries […]

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