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Genealogical Appreciation

Last Friday afternoon I attended a fantastic lecture on Irish Traveller genealogy and culture at the Royal Irish Academy on Dawson Street in Dublin. This was the first of the 2017 expert workshops organised by the… 631 more words


Goals & Hopes for 2017

As it is nearly the end of February and I am just now posting my hopes and goals for 2017, perhaps I should really consider adding updating my blog on a more regular basis or daresay even on a schedule to my list? 422 more words

Captain McGarry

Rustic Bridge and Mirror Lake, OSU - 1920

Rustic Bridge and Mirror Lake, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. 21517N.  Pub. by W. S. Harriman, Columbus, Ohio.

Post marked Columbus, Ohio.  Aug 30, 1920.  Addressed to Mrs. 55 more words


Family Stories Are Universal

Voices of Ancestors blog was launched less than three months ago. Today the hits topped 5000 views from nearly 1900 visitors in the US and fourteen countries worldwide. 9 more words


Searching the Dawes Rolls

Today’s post comes from Jason Clingerman, Digital Public Access Branch Chief at the National Archives.

Are you looking to sharpen your research skills? We’re exploring some of the most requested records at the National Archives and how to search for them in the Catalog.  409 more words


Corrine Cora Flamer

When Cora Flamer was born on May 12, 1892, her father, James, was 45, and her mother, Sarah Sparks, was 37. 1900, Cora and her family resided in Queenstown, Queen Anne’s Maryland. 183 more words


My Paternal Aunt, Hermina "Minnie" Kasparek Mazac

Joe Frank Mazac (back row, last on right), and wife Hermina “Minnie” Kasparek Mazac (front row, in front of him), c. 1914, Granger, Williamson County, Texas. 529 more words