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Identifying Everyday Clues in Photographs, Part I

How many of us have received boxes or albums of photographs from relatives, only to be dismayed to find them unlabeled and undated? This is a concept familiar to many genealogists. 753 more words


As the Story is Told: The Duck Home

This week’s portion of “As the Story is Told” is just a photo. A photo of the house I knew and visited often as a child, where my grandparents lived next door. 134 more words


Watch Genealogy Roadshow

Do you enjoy watching Antiques Roadshow on PBS? Why not watch an episode or two of PBS created Genealogy Roadshow.

So what is Genealogy Roadshow exactly? 82 more words


Hilton Point, New Hampshire and Brad's Ancestor William Hilton

Heather Wilkinson Rojo’s blog post today is about Hilton Point in New Hampshire which Brad’s 10th Great-Grandfather, William Hilton, helped to settle:

In the year 1623, William Hilton settled on Hilton Point… 55 more words


Family history research: old documents

Today I pulled out the stack of old legal documents in my collection and started sorting them by date. I’ve been hoping to find time to look at these for the past year and a half. 113 more words


52 Ancestors #18 James Rodgers Sr.

This challenge is set forth by No Story Too Small,

and this week’s challenge is “Where there’s a will.”

I find it interesting that in the case of wills left by men, they always contain land, money, and sometimes slaves. 1,235 more words


Letter to Jim (Roscoe)

Letter transcription:

Lieut. R.S. Yegerlehner USNR
Navy 60
F.P.O. San Francisco, Calif.

Dear Jim,

Your v-mail written Aug. 1st arrived today so I’ll hurry and return one – The letters you wrote before took about 6 mo. 508 more words