Thursday, May 31, 2012
Reasons to Leave the Homeplace
When searching for your ancestors, consider the economic times of the era and what was driving people to move. In the earliest of times, agriculture dominated the landscape, so when land wore out, people went searching for better soil. In Virginia, for example, tobacco leeched the nutrients and caused great Migrations southward, and finally, as Indian lands were opened, people ventured westward. "Subscribe to 6 genealogy websites for $150 for one year"