Nicholas DELANEY was an Irish rebel convicted of murder and shipped in chains to Australia, where he helped build Sydney and founded a dynasty. This is his story, researched by his direct descendants, Patricia and Frances Owen.
Some speculate the television series 'Dallas' had its inspiration in a true Texas saga of oil, money and scandal. 'Dallas' first premiered as a five-part mini-series on the heels of the shocking, headline-making events surrounding T. Cullen DAVIS, one of the three sons of the founder of a Fort Worth oil empire. Mark Gribben goes as far to say that Cullen Davis was 'the model for the villainous J.R. Ewing.' Davis, who holds a degree in engineering, shares kinship to three American inventors: Eli WHITNEY, Samuel MORSE and Charles GOODYEAR.
This site is about the genealogy of Amos Dodge, born in 1791 on Block Island, Rhode Island, and his progeny. Amos married in New York, farmed in Ohio for two decades, then moved to Preston County, Virginia in 1839.