Too Few Photo Clues: What to Do

Too Few Photo Clues: What to Do

This image comes from my mailbag.  If you don’t have a scanner you can still submit images for analysis. Follow the instructions here. Barbara Rivers sent me a black and white print of her mystery photo.  Barbara’s aunt found this picture in her belongings.  There were no names on the...Read more
Caption Mystery for an Old Photo

Caption Mystery for an Old Photo

Captions written with good intentions to identify a photo often confuse descendants rather than clarify who’s who. On the back of this photo found in Roxanne Turpin’s mother-in-laws things is a cryptic note: “Relative of Grandpa (Grande), I think.”  The person wrote in ball point ink which means it was...Read more
Which Grandmother is It Revisited

Which Grandmother is It Revisited

Three weeks ago I posted about a crayon portrait owned by Joan Klein in Which Grandmother is it?  Joan wrote and said she’s going to use DNA to locate other information and possibly images.  DNA can help you connect to other relatives but it’s a good idea to ask about...Read more