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Playing jigsaws

Any family historian will understand what I mean by jigsaws. Piecing together snippets of information from a variety of sources can leave you with a real headache – especially if they won’t join up. 390 more words

Family History

Where it all began

When I was a teenager my grandmother gave me two newspaper cuttings. One was her grandfather’s obituary and the other was an article from some months earlier upon the occasion of his retirement. 791 more words

Family History

Research Requests

Some of you may have noticed on the website as well as on Facebook that I have taken a few baby steps into turning Finding Family into a small business. 129 more words

Family Stories

Genealogy Roadshow

Tonight the third season of Genealogy road show premieres on PBS, below is a link to a little preview of this season.



National Treasure

No, I do not mean the movie, National Treasure, with Nicholas Cage, although it works as a fair comparison to what my blog is truly about. 258 more words

John Joseph Filleman 1861-1942

John Joseph Filleman (1861-1942) married Annie Chisholm (1864-1931) in Uvalde, Texas in 1889. Soon after their marriage, they removed to eastern Arizona. They eventually purchased a cattle ranch in Graham County, along Eagle Creek, with the Four Bar brand. 420 more words