Category Archives: FAMILY SURNAMES MAIN LINE

Pennsylvania Ratifies the Constitution of the United States December 12, 1787 and a visit to the National Archives.

While all the political maneuvering of the Connecticut settlers and the Pennsylvania Government and others was going on, it was becoming apparent that the newly independent 13 colonies needed a stronger Federal government and this led to the Constitutional Convention … Continue reading

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Land Titles and the Confirming Act of 1787…what happened!

So did anything get done regarding the claims of the Connecticut settlers with land purchased from the Susquehanna Company now in Pennsylvania under the Confirming Act of 1787. Unfortunately, nothing seems to be discussed in the histories books on this … Continue reading

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The Decree of Trenton 1782 – The Connecticut Settlers in the Wyoming Valley react…

My travels to Scotland are over. We returned several weeks ago. It was an EPIC trip and I am glad I went.  To learn more about where we went and want we did see my other blogs The Man Who … Continue reading

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