Category Archives: Pemberton Genealogy

This is the genealogy section of the PFWW.

Research Aids

Here is a link to maps of England dating back as far as 1850: https://maps.nls.uk/os/25inch-england-and-wales/

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The Pemberton DNA Project

The Pemberton DNA Project was started in 2012 as a means to help put together the pieces of the worldwide Pemberton family puzzle. A Brief Introduction to Genealogical DNA Huguenot Pemberton DNA Found The Pemberton Huguenot Line Is Not French … Continue reading

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ffrench Pemberton Line Identified

August 2, 2012 – A New Zealand Pemberton of the famous old ffrench line has joined the Pemberton DNA Project this morning. (Or was it last night in New Zealand?) This is a major event in the project as it … Continue reading

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The Pemberton Huguenot line is not French.

March 20, 2016 – The PFWW received an email today from a member who traces his line back into Manakintown, Virginia. The email states that he has expanded his test to a full 67 markers and that it still matches … Continue reading

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Pemberton DNA Project Donation

Donation to the Pemberton DNA Project By donating to the Pemberton DNA Project, you are assisting the documentation of the genealogy of the worldwide Pemberton family. Funds received by the Project are used solely for the purchase of tests at … Continue reading

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Year-round Discount Offer on DNA Tests

March 31, 2015 – Because the Pemberton Family World Wide (PFWW) is an official one-name study recognized by the Guild of One-Name Studies in London, England, the PFWW’s Pemberton DNA Project has been given a permanent discount on its Y-DNA … Continue reading

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Y-DNA Test in the Pemberton DNA Project

Pemberton DNA Project Tests This is where you can order a 37 marker, Y-DNA test kit from Family Tree DNA at the year-round discounted price and be certain your test is within the Pemberton DNA Project. Please note that the … Continue reading

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The Story of the 2014 Edition of Pemberton Pedigrees

The re-publishing of Major-General Robert Charles Boileau Pemberton’s (RCB) famous old book has been the work of a number of people, some of whom we cannot identify.  The microfilm was created decades ago, the work of unknown volunteers of the … Continue reading

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Now Shipping! Pemberton Pedigrees: Famous Book by R.C.B.Pemberton

Pemberton Pedigrees, by Major-General Robert Charles Boileau Pemberton, is undoubtedly the most famous and the earliest widely known book on Pemberton Genealogy. The Pemberton Family World Wide has a complete digital copy of this wonderful book thanks to the efforts … Continue reading

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Pemberton Pedigrees Book on DVD

Pemberton Pedigrees DVD DVD: The DVD will be posted to the address provided by the purchaser. SHIPPING: Your price will include an estimated shipping charge depending on your distance from Utah, USA. Order Your DVD Here Please contact the president@pembertonfamily.com … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary Edition of Pemberton Pedigrees

December 22, 1914 is the death date of Major-General Robert Charles Boileau Pemberton, the author and compiler of the famous Pemberton Pedigrees book. The book has been a standard for Pemberton genealogists for nearly a century. Today, in commemeration of … Continue reading

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Pembertons of St. John’s Parishes in Virginia and Barbados

ST. JOHN’S PARISH PEMBERTONS – Virginia Colony and Barbados [Editor’s Note: The following document is important for many reasons. Among them is that the author’s research reported here, shows that there was a St. John’s Parish in both the Virginia … Continue reading

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There Never Was a George X Pemberton?

Was There a George X Pemberton? It seems apparent to this writer, that there is no original document from the early American Colonies, that will support the idea that there was a Pemberton named George X or George X. or … Continue reading

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Wanted – Pennsylvania Pemberton DNA

The Pemberton Family World Wide’s Pemberton DNA Project is trying to locate a direct line, male descendant of Phineas Pemberton. There are a couple Pemberton branches already found in the DNA Project, but this famous one has yet to be clearly … Continue reading

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Huguenot Pembertons DNA Found

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 – DNA results came in today for our latest DNA sample and they have exactly the same values in all 37 markers as a prior sample! This means the two Pembertons who contributed these sample are … Continue reading

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Pemberton, Robert Charles Boileau

Major-General Robert Charles Boileau Pemberton Author and Compiler of Pemberton Pedigrees by Herbert Pemberton, Blackpool, Lancashire The following is taken from a “Family Group Record for Robert Charles Boileau Pemberton” found here: http://www.barrow-lousada.org/PDFdocs/Robert%20Charles%20Boileau%20Pemberton.pdf “Introduction. Those of us researching our Pemberton origins … Continue reading

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Pemberton Pedigrees Merge!!

April 19, 2011 – DNA test results for a George Pemberton of Cheshire arrived today with very exciting consequences! This George is clearly in the same Pemberton branch as a George Pemberton of Cheshire born about 1685! To see for … Continue reading

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Four Ancient Pemberton Y-DNA’s Revealed

March 29, 2011 – Family Tree DNA posted the results of the lastest 37-marker Y-DNA sample this evening. From it we can infer with high confidence, that we know the entire Y-DNA profile for George Pemberton, born about 1685 in … Continue reading

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The Pemberton One-Name Study

The Pemberton One-Name Study was started when the surname Pemberton (with its major variants) was registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies (GOONS) of London, England. That was in early 2010. Jackson Pemberton registered the name because in his efforts … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction to Genealogical DNA

Concerns and Myths about Genealogical DNA Since other, non-genealogical, DNA is often in the news, there is always some concern about personal safety, legal and professional matters in relation to any DNA testing. There are also some other misunderstanding about … Continue reading

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Unindexed Names in Hinshaw’s Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy

The CD purchased by this author that contained the full works of William Wade Hinshaw’s Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy included a file called names.txt which proved to be a list of over 3,500 unindexed names. These names all appear on … Continue reading

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Pemberton Y-DNA Results

Even Early Results as of (June, 2011) Demonstrated the Power of DNA to Confirm (or Challenge) Documentary Research Already in June, 2011 the Pemberton DNA Project hosted at FamilyTree DNA had 6 full results for their Y-37 (37 markers) tests. … Continue reading

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Common Error: John Pemberton and Frances DeRochelle

An old and widespread error falls by the wayside. About a half century ago (ca. 1950) this author was annually in the home of one Russell Brown, a brother of Percy Pemberton Brown who did a lot of genealogical research … Continue reading

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The Pemberton DNA Project Information

Click on a section title to go directly there. Introduction Privacy of DNA Results Why We Don’t Use Ancestry’s DNA Tests How DNA Jumps Brick Walls About the Pemberton DNA Project How the DNA Sample is Gathered Who Should Test … Continue reading

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