Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/7/2006

Expert traces family trees, equine-style

Last year genealogist Henry Peden hunkered down in the Historical Society of Harford County to conduct research for the latest in a long string of books he has written.

For this project, he perused thick volumes of business licenses. He came across a batch of licenses granted to horse breeders, and the more he read, the more intrigued he became. Peden’s mind raced as he soaked up details about horses with names such as Nicodemas, Mountain Boy, Orphan Boy, Paddy Whack and Oysterman. for more click here

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