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Upcoming Fall Conference!

The ICAPGEN and the BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy will hold their annual Family History Conference on November 1, 2014!

There will be 42 lectures in 7 tracks with the Keynote Speaker being “David Rencher” 15 more words

Family History

Throw Back Thursday; A Boy And His Tractor

I had been working on organizing some old family photographs when I came across these photographs. They were taken in 1955 at Macomb Park, Schuyler Falls, N.Y.. 248 more words


Archie Henderson - Qualified Professional Genealogist

Archie Henderson is a qualified ASGRA accredited Professional Genealogist. The Association of Scottish Genealogists and Researchers in Archives is the the only professional association of Genealogists in Scotland.   374 more words


Zimbabwe Death Notices 1904-1976 All Parts

This blog post will be updated as new things that confuse indexers and arbitrators come along.

Post Started: October 29, 2014

Post Last Updated: October 29, 2014 (Added… 373 more words


Stories my dad used to tell

This is a third dimensional approach::

Remember the stories your father used to tell? The ones where as his kid you rolled your eyes at every dinner party and family event with a visitor, he would tell so proud, so excited about what he and a buddy, he and his wife did? 280 more words

C'mon People Now, Smile on Your Brother

In light of being called a bigot for writing about the Scots Irish, I decided to reflect on the attitude held by some of those whose ancestors never left the homeland toward those of us living in the immigrant melting pot called America. 490 more words


My Brother Larry in 1941

This photo was taken by my mother or father in 1941.  That’s my oldest brother, Larry Ray Marlin, on top of a horse named “Babe”.  I can tell from the houses across the street and other photos taken that day that this image was photographed at my grandparents’ home on York Avenue, Hawthorne, California.  137 more words