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Elizabeth Sheffey Neelof Bluefield, WV. 1875 - 1944

Elizabeth Sheffey Neelof Bluefield, WV. 1875 - 1944

Early on in my genealogy adventures, I came across Elizabeth Bartelott – born 3 October 1669 to Henry Bartelott and Katherine Stonestreet – when researching the Roane family in England and Virginia.

When the genealogy mistakes of others leads you astray: Elizabeth Bartellot

Early on in my genealogy adventures, I came across Elizabeth Bartelott – born 3 October 1669 to Henry Bartelott and Katherine Stonestreet – when researching the Roane family in England and Virginia.

For those of you who follow the Moses Williams Project but missed the interview that Donya Papoose Williams and I did, here's your chance to hear it.   Just go to   http://extremegenes.com/episode-198-kansas-woman-on-how-to-grave-witch-southern-cousins-attempt-to-id-all-45-of-ancestors-children/  We are the southern cousins who attempt to ID all 45 of ancestors children (2nd show segment).  #MosesWilliamsProject #45kids #40girls5boys #genealogy #ancestry #familyhistory #blackgenealogy…

For those of you who follow the Moses Williams Project but missed the interview that Donya Papoose Williams and I did, here's your chance to hear it. Just go to http://extremegenes.com/episode-198-kansas-woman-on-how-to-grave-witch-southern-cousins-attempt-to-id-all-45-of-ancestors-children/ We are the southern cousins who attempt to ID all 45 of ancestors children (2nd show segment). #MosesWilliamsProject #45kids #40girls5boys #genealogy #ancestry #familyhistory #blackgenealogy…

Michelle, a distant relation on the Roane side of my family, had a great story to share about one of her direct ancestors, Melvin Harrison Schools, who passed away quite recently. Melvin was a Roane through his mother, Bertha M. Roane (whose sister Lucinda also married into the Roane family too). His family tree follow below in order to place him into a wider context in the Roane family.

Melvin Harrison Schools: Early GI Bill recipient

Michelle, a distant relation on the Roane side of my family, had a great story to share about one of her direct ancestors, Melvin Harrison Schools, who passed away quite recently. Melvin was a Roane through his mother, Bertha M. Roane (whose sister Lucinda also married into the Roane family too). His family tree follow below in order to place him into a wider context in the Roane family.

In this month's @Southern_Living Magazine. My 5th cousin, Marguerite #BeachStyle #1950Glamour #BeachLife #familyhistory

My cousin, Marguerite

Sean Sheffey. Skateboarder and distant cousin.

Skateboarder and distant cousin.

Black History Month: Sheffey family firsts

Black History Month: Sheffey family firsts

Family First, Black History Month, Harriet Tubman, Black History Month People

Pleasant Roane (Rowan) & the road to freedom in Lynchburg   https://genealogyadventures.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/pleasant-roane-rowan-and-the-road-to-manumision-in-lynchburg   #ancestry #familyhistory #LibraryofVA #blackstudies #genealogy #Lynchburg #AmericanHistory

Pleasant Roane (Rowan) and the road to manumission in Lynchburg

Pleasant Roane (Rowan) & the road to freedom in Lynchburg https://genealogyadventures.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/pleasant-roane-rowan-and-the-road-to-manumision-in-lynchburg #ancestry #familyhistory #LibraryofVA #blackstudies #genealogy #Lynchburg #AmericanHistory

A story of adventure, science, Stalin-era USSR and racial propaganda:   "Black in the USSR: The life of Joseph Jepthro Roane"

Black in the USSR: The life of Joseph Jepthro Roane

A story of adventure, science, Stalin-era USSR and racial propaganda: "Black in the USSR: The life of Joseph Jepthro Roane"

Moses Williams - another one of my Edgefield, SC ancestors featured in the forthcoming creative historical non-fiction book "Comes to the Light" from Donya Williams   https://facebook.com/comestothelight  #genealogy #familyhistory #ancestry #blackgenealogy #blackancestry #SouthCarolina #SocialHistory #AmericanHistory

Moses Williams - another one of my Edgefield, SC ancestors featured in the forthcoming creative historical non-fiction book "Comes to the Light" from Donya Williams https://facebook.com/comestothelight #genealogy #familyhistory #ancestry #blackgenealogy #blackancestry #SouthCarolina #SocialHistory #AmericanHistory

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