Readers Respond: Mistaken Identity

Readers Respond: Mistaken Identity

Thank you for all your responses to last week’s column on Mistaken Identity. There are a lot of sharp eyed family photo detectives out there. I asked you to compare these two men and give me your opinion. You did! You were right.  They are NOT the same man.  Here’s...Read more
How I Created a Genealogy Timeline To Show My Grandfather's Life

How I Created a Genealogy Timeline To Show My Grandfather's Life

My grandfather Joe moved around a lot during his lifetime: Texas, North Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, back to Texas, elsewhere in Texas, Ohio, more places in Texas, various Ohio cities, South Dakota, Ohio again.  Timelines organize an ancestor’s or a family’s family tree data—dates, places of residence, jobs, historical events, children’s...Read more
Amelia Earhart Found!

Amelia Earhart Found!

For more than eighty years the world has wondered, what happened to Amelia Earhart?   Now a History Channel documentary (airing July 9th) suggests an answer to that question. Les Kinney, a retired Treasury department official found a photo in the National Archives. Kinney, former FBI Assistant Director, Shawn Henry, and...Read more