Pirates: Genealogy & History
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
3M ago
If you suspect one of your ancestors was a crew member on a pirate's ship, where can you find the records? The show highlights trading/merchants records, port books, and colonial court documents. We also share the importance of personal correspondence and journals. The British Royal Navy Archives is another great source. Learn more about the genealogy records and the history of pirates. Visit Piedmont Trails to learn more about us and our current projects! Enjoy Your Journey to the Past! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/piedmonttrails/message ..read more
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17th Century Immigrants Arriving in Virginia
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
6M ago
Welcome to the Piedmont Trails Podcast. During this episode, we travel back to 17th Century Virginia and discuss the records, the ships, the parishes, and the people. Many resources and library facilities that we use often here at Piedmont Trails are shared throughout the show and we share some of our favorite book sources as well. Don't forget about our project, CISP which is the Colonial Indentured Servants Project. Much of our research for the project concentrated in Virginia during the 17th Century. For more details, visit Piedmont Trails. Let us know your thoughts about today's show and E ..read more
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Virginia Soldiers 1754-1763
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
10M ago
In the show we name several soldier names, their occupation, their age, height, and more all from the 18th century. The Virginia Regiment records are fascinating to research and we encourage you to use the resources below to enhance your journey to the past. Thank you so much for your support over the past 4 years with the podcast. Please visit Piedmont Trails for more information about the Virginia Soldiers who served between 1754 and 1763. Lawson, Cecil C. P.: A History of the Uniforms of the British Army, Vol. III, London: Kaye & Ward Abbot, W. W., editor. The Papers of Geor ..read more
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Religion & Politics in Colonial North Carolina-How Their Actions Affect Our Genealogy Research
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
11M ago
Welcome to Episode#43! We are approaching our 4th season here on the podcast. Thank you so much for your support over the past three years. We are looking forward to the new season with all of you. Today's show will highlight religion in the piedmont sections of North Carolina during the mid-18th century. We take a closer look at the power of the church mixed with politics and how this affected our ancestors and our genealogy research today. Please see the below list for sources used for this broadcast. If you have comments or questions about the episode, please contact us by visiting Piedmont ..read more
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First Families in the Piedmont Area of North Carolina
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
1y ago
In this show, we share over a hundred surnames from our Attic files here at Piedmont Trails. The sources used over the years for this data stems from the tax records, land deeds, and court documents from Edgecombe, Orange, Granville, Bladen, and Anson counties in North Carolina. If you have questions or would like to learn more about our files, please visit us at Piedmont Trails for more information. We hope you enjoy your journey to the past!! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/piedmonttrails/message ..read more
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Massacre at Cavett's Station in Eastern Tennessee
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
1y ago
The show shares our research into Alexander Cavett and the destruction of Cavett's Station in eastern Tennessee. In 1793, numerous stations were attacked by the Lower Cherokee and Creek Tribes. Many families were killed including the Cavett family. The show highlights our discoveries and pinpoints our opinions concerning Mars Hill Cemetery and the location of Alexander Cavett's property in Knox County. We also mention the Kingston Pike and a variation between today's route versus the colonial route in 1793. We had on the schedule to share Walton Road but failed to get this portion into the pro ..read more
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The Carolina Road
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
1y ago
How many of you have heard of the Carolina Road in Virginia? This episode goes into detail about the history and the original route of the Carolina Road. Evidence is presented that distinguishes the differences between the Great Wagon Road and the Carolina Road. Visit Piedmont Trails for more information about this road and many other 18th-century highways. Sources from the show: Myers Family by James C Myers-family booklet Maryland State Archives Newsletter Vol. 18 No. 19 dated 9/15/2004 The History of Montgomery County, Maryland 1650-1879 by T.H.S. Boyd published by W.K. Boyle & Son in ..read more
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Louisiana, Florida and the Gulf Region During the 18th Century
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by Carol
1y ago
This show is an introduction for an upcoming series covering the gulf states and their colonial history. Piedmont Trails will have much more information about the early settlements in this area coming up in future broadcasts. Thank you so much for listening today. To learn more about Piedmont Trails, please visit our website and join the journey with us back to the past.  --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/piedmonttrails/message ..read more
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British Bounty Land Grants 1670-1740
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
1y ago
This episode travels back in time to the Pequot War and the year of 1636. Discussion about the first four major wars in the colonies and the bounty land grants associated with them. All of this and more on the show. Don't forget to stop by Piedmont Trails and catch up on the latest news, events, and articles. Enjoy Your Journey to the Past !! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/piedmonttrails/message ..read more
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Stokes County, North Carolina Area: 18th-Century Roads
Piedmont Trails
by Carol
1y ago
The show shares 15 early settlements located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina before 1750. Also, 10 main roads traveling through present-day Stokes are mentioned by name dating before 1770. The routes of these early roads are shared informing you of their destination and how some of them link to one another.  If you have questions about this presentation, please leave us a voice mail on the podcast or get in touch with us at PiedmontTrails.com Enjoy Your Journey To The Past !! --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/piedmonttrails/message ..read more
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