Another month has flown by since the last time I posted! That’s the hard thing about working a full time job… it takes away from my genealogy time. I really can’t complain since I do appreciate having my engineering career and the challenges it presents, but I would like to have some brain power left … Continue reading What Clues are in the Newspaper?
5 Ways To Squeeze In Genealogy During Your Trip Back Home
I don't get to go back home very often, but when I do, my first thought is how can I squeeze in some genealogy while I am there? I don't want to miss out on quality time with family, but I can have some fun while also gathering some new nuggets for my research. So … Continue reading 5 Ways To Squeeze In Genealogy During Your Trip Back Home
My First Civil War Ancestor!
My Alford side of the family will be excited to hear that I've located my first Civil War Ancestor! It's been a nagging thing on my list since I started researching my family history, but at last I've made a connection. I'm pretty stoked about it. I've had a MyHeritage membership off and on for … Continue reading My First Civil War Ancestor!
Cemetery News from the Past
INTERFERED WITH MOWER Gravestones Said to Have Been Removed From Cemetery for Trifling Cause SPECIAL TO THE PLAIN DEALER. TOLEDO, O., June 18.- An uproar has been raised here over alleged serious mismanagement of the Fort Meigs burying ground, a few miles out of the city. The cemetery is one of the oldest in this … Continue reading Cemetery News from the Past