Thanks for the Records: Online Genealogy

Thanks for the Records: Online Genealogy

It’s that time of year again, where people all over the United States pause to reflect on the people and things they’re grateful for. I’m always grateful for my family and friends, the roof over my head, the food on my table – all the things that shouldn’t be taken...Read more
Honoring Veterans Day

Honoring Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a US holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars. In 1918, during World War I, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany. Commemorated in many countries...Read more
Death Investigation: Was it a Railroad Accident?

Death Investigation: Was it a Railroad Accident?

A Genealogical Death Investigation My grandfather had plenty of stories about his grandmother, Elizabeth, who lived quite a long and eventful life. Her husband, Daniel Davies, on the other hand, we know very little about; only that he died not too long after coming to the US from Wales. According...Read more
5 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

5 Ways to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 “National American Indian Heritage Month.” Similar proclamations, under varying names , including “Native American Heritage Month” and “National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month”, have been issued each year since 1994. To help you honor...Read more
Ancestry.com Working to Save the Stories of WWII Veterans

Ancestry.com Working to Save the Stories of WWII Veterans

Veterans Day is approaching, giving us an opportunity to honor our loved ones and ancestors that have fought and made sacrifices for our country and our freedom. One of the most important and meaningful things you can do to celebrate the contributions that veterans have made is to take the...Read more