My Paternal Line, from Francois De La Chaumette, born 1500, to Me. Yup, Furry , Unkempt, Ornery Ol’ Me. #DeLaChaumetteGenealogy #becominglachaumette

It took 40 yrs of searching, but the mystery was solved last summer, of the paternal line of my father… not only did I learn the name of my paternal grandfather, and by Western standards, that of my family name, but a lineage back to 1500, just like that. My descent goes, 1, 2, 3, […]

Chaumette Connections, 2-3rd generations

Crazy thing, I have had more interaction, more, if not excited response, interested response from my Shumate relatives a generation or so back from James Earl, upstream from him, not down. The grandchildren of Chester Earl Shumate, My great grandfather, my Dad’s first cousins. A couple of them have been very welcoming, and helpful. I […]