Mystery Ancestors 2015
Presenters (clockwise from top right): Bernice Makepeace, Beverly Smith, Anne Tryon, Peter Sterling, Carol Evans and (centre) Wendy Bannon.
No photo: Ron Smith, Tom Holden.
Evans, Carol: Martin Van Buren - 8th President of the United States of America and catalyst for the expression "okay"
Holden, Tom: The Brothers Robertson – in Blood and Arms – my Grand Uncles & The Great War
Makepeace, Bernice: DNA Discovers Grandpa John McCubbin's Other Descendants
Smith, Ron: Philip Embury - Builder of the First Methodist Church in the Americas
Sterling, Peter: My Smith ancestors, three generations at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich
Tryon, Anne: Who were the parents of Mary Brown/Browne? Who was the father of her children? Is there a Jewish connection?
Several of our presentations were covered in a series of articles by local newspaper columnist Cecelia Nasmith in Northumberland Today but her articles are not accessible online.