Brick Wall Brainstorming Session for Genealogists

Saturday, November 14th
10 AM – 12 PM
Computer Lab, Harrisonville Library
400 E Mechanic, Harrisonville, MO

Come prepared with your… 100 more words

Programs And Events

Five Hints for Transcribing Handwritten Historical Records or How John Huston vs. Henry McGrath Pickled my Brain

In March of 1830, sixteen years after Alexander Huston died, John Huston petitioned the Court of Common Appeals for right to divide his father’s land amongst his father’s heirs. 1,249 more words

Croy Family History

Tidbits from a Month's Hiatus

I’ve been knee deep (nose deep?) in the final edits of my first book of historical fiction. I love creating a fiction account from the bits of data and unanswered questions unveiled during my research. 413 more words

Genealogical Research

Take a second look: How revisiting old research can lead to new insights

Once in a while, it’s a good thing to go back and take another look at past research. With the passing of time and additional research, a second look over notes from past research can spark new insights. 588 more words

Family History

Genealogy Workshop this Saturday

Brick Wall Brainstorm Session
Sat, Sept 26th, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sponsored by the Genealogy Branch
Held in the Computer Lab, 400 E Mechanic St, Harrisonville, MO… 120 more words

Programs And Events

Rehashing Heyns

If anyone asks you about social media and how to use it for genealogy (or why you would even bother sharing your life online), here’s a story for them. 1,162 more words

Family History

Richer Still: 4 (or 5) Reasons You Need Your Ancestor’s Civil War Records

Previously I examined the wonders found in Civil War Pension Records. Well, I just received the next and, for now, the last batch of records for the seven brothers I am documenting. 753 more words

Croy Family History