Author: Pat

Virginia Land Grants

Virginia Land Grants Many of the early settlers of Virginia obtained their land from Virginia Land Grants, Who Controlled the granting of all this land? The answer is

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History of Virginia

History of Virginia A bit of early History of Virginia, where our early generations of the Van Metre Family acquired Land Grants and settled. Covering the time before

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History of Maryland

History of Maryland In 1498 the first European explorers sailed along the Eastern Shore, off present-day Worcester County. In 1524 Giovanni da Verrazzano, sailing under the French flag,

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New Paltz, New York

New Paltz, New York History The following is just a short history of New Paltz, New York, the village our DuBois ancestors, along with other French Huegonot refugees,

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