Category Archives: James West Descendant(s)

Report on the 2012 West Shipyard Dig is Posted on the Web

I’ve finally found the final report on the 2012 dig: http://issuu.com/pennadmin/docs/west_shipyard_final_3-13 It is possible to view the document and also to download a PDF file.

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Purchase of 200 Acres in Gloucester, New Jersey

According to “Patents and Deeds and Other Early Records of New Jersey 1664-1703”, page 673, James West made a purchase of land from William Steel “late of Cork, Ireland, now of Bristoll, England”.  The land was east of John Taylor … Continue reading

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Cooper, Coates, Milnor, Fisher, Wagner, Wharton, Allen and others: Schuylkill Fishing Company

“An authentic historical memoir of the Schuylkill Fishing Company of the state in Schuylkill. From its establishment on that romantic stream, near Philadelphia, in the year 1732, to the present time.”  Author: William Milnor; Publisher: Philadelphia, J. Dobson, 1830.  This work … Continue reading

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Unlikely Resource for Families with Ties to Mariners, found in the Trees

While researching the other day, I stumbled upon a book titled, “Some Accounts of the Tree Family and its Connections in England and America”.   This book was printed for private circulation by J.B. Lippincott Company in 1908 and contains … Continue reading

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Have you noticed the “Overview” web links? The “live” map?

Well, not all of the “Overview” pages have web links: at least, not yet.  Part of the problem is that the links from my original tree must be carried over manually. *sigh*  Right now, I’m starting at the top of … Continue reading

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