"There is a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors which elevates the character and improves the heart"
If you are a Perdreauville, I would like to hear from you. My Uncle had told me that his father, Louis Perdreauville had told him that if you meet another Perdreauville, you're probably related to him. I think this rings true. I have not found another Perdreauville other than family members.
The Jones lines came from the likes of a sailor from Wales, William Jones. He had a family in Ellicot Mills, MD in the 1760's. To him was born a son, William H. Jones, and a daughter Rose Ann. He was soon after lost at sea on a return trip back to Europe. Thirty years later, William, a blacksmith by trade, moved to Somerset Twp, Washington Co., PA and raised a family of twelve, whose offspring married into many of eastern Washington Counties prominent families. The Whiskey Rebellion was probably Williams first test of the frontier life, a strifeful time in the young years of our nation, but one that proved fruitful for the Jones family. Here is their story...........
Quotes, poems and thoughtsthat help me make it through the day!
A little about the McDonald side of our family. Originally from Scotland, settling in LaFourche Parish, Louisianna.
City of Pittsburgh
Bagpipes at Best
"For we are, each of us, a collection of memories. Our personalities are the collective result of everything that has happened to us, yeah it is the end of the day we look back upon the days and years through the looking glass of memory. And when we are gone, we become a part of the memories and personalities of others"
...from the jacket of "Sons of Somerlied" audio CD by Steve McDonald
Please drop me a line with comments about my page...Larry