The purpose of this database is to compile information on the early pastors in pioneer churches all over the United States--circuit riders as well as those who stayed at one station (pre-1920), otherwise known as a settled pastor.
From the Illinios State Archives. Certificates show the name of the person claiming the bounty, the date and township, the number of sparrows killed, the amount of bounty paid, and the signature of the county clerk.
The Federal Judges Biographical Database contains the service record and biographical information for all judges who have served on the U.S. District Courts, U.S. Circuit Courts, U.S. Courts of Appeals, and the Supreme Court since 1789.
Föreningen för Smedsläktsforskning – FFS is an organisation especially focusing on research about blacksmiths and their families with roots in Sweden since the 1650s and on iron foundries.
FFS was founded in 1994 and its main task has been to create and publish a database of blacksmiths and their families. In May 2012 it contained information on 220 000 persons and is steadily growing. Based on the database the organisation produces almost annually, a DVD and edits 3-4 leaflets on blacksmith families.
From the Illinios State Archives. Certificates show the name of the person claiming the bounty, the date and township, the number of ground hogs killed, the amount of bounty paid, and the signature of the county clerk.
This slide show (with narrative) covers the history of stone quarrying in California from the California Indians into the California Mission period, the Spanish and Mexican involvement, the quarries during the early California Gold Rush days, up through present day stone quarrying in California.