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What Happened to Plaza Funeral Home?

Image from NYPL Digital Collections

In searching for death information & funeral home records on Stephen Gregory, I found out this funeral home does not exist anymore. 161 more words

Manhattan

Can DNA prove your hypothesis?

Can DNA prove your hypothesis?

 

I love using DNA to help my genealogy! But let’s talk about how (autosomal) DNA works when I’m trying to find/prove the parents of a brick wall ancestor. 911 more words

Basics

Brick Walls Ebook

Tearing Down Your Brick Walls: Removing Roadblocks in Genealogy Research. Kemp, Thomas Jay. © 2018 Genealogybank.com

BrickWalls_eBook

Brick Walls

Slave Name Roll Project: RELEASING: Aggy and her daughter Nancy

In Slave Name Roll Project: RELEASING: Giles, Litt, Eby, Sampson, Bridgett, and Levill documents were presented which included the names of slaves held by William Johnston of Greenbrier County, Virginia (present-day West Virginia). 638 more words

Genealogy

Land boundaries

This is a link to help you to find out where the garden boundaries are, and the process you have to start for your garden boundary, which this can be a hard task if you don’t know where you go or even start, this will help you : 9 more words

Why you should never let a brick wall break you

I speak as someone who has looked many a brick wall squarely in the face.

It is an interesting and somewhat thought-provoking experience.

Solid. Smelling somewhat of an odour somewhere between moss and mould. 306 more words

Breathing

Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time is not the the beginning of a child’s story of dragon’s, castles, and love won and lost. For a genealogist it is a daily history of dusty papers and glazed eyes as we stare at the glowing eye of a computer.  162 more words

Stories