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It is All in the Name

So, you all know that my name is Christina. I was named after a fictional character in a novel my mom was reading while I was “baking in her oven”. 653 more words

Black History

Meeting My Father's Professor, Dr. Plaxico!

One of the most pleasant surprises of this project is finding that my father’s professor from Oklahoma State University, Dr. James Plaxico, was well and still going strong in Stillwater, OK! 239 more words


2005 Conner Research

In 2005, I did some research in the McDowell County Court House on the Conner family. As you can see I went on several rabbit trails. 19 more words


1858 Atti di Stato Civile - Nocciano



Nocciano #1 Filed 2 Gennaio 1858
Name: Elisabetta Marcucci
Birth: 1 Gennaio 1858, alle ore quattro
Baptism: 2 Gennaio 1858… 5,127 more words


Family Tree Cross Stitch

I have been thinking lately of stitching a family tree cross stitch. Not sure how far back I would want mine to go, but I’ve seen many interesting examples. 18 more words


From Gold Trails and Farm Fields: An Incredible Family History Book

One of my favourite clients, Marti Oppenheimer, has just received the print run of her personal family legacy book, From Gold Trails and Farm Fields: The Story of Our Ordinary Extraordinary Family… 737 more words


Doing Genealogy The Old Fashion Way in a New Fangled World….

I am not a fan of shaky leaves or having my family tree online where people can link to it or add to it. I am an old fashioned genealogist. 844 more words