Hint: You’re Not Going to Disneyland! Next in a multi-part series As with a physical barrier, breaking through a genealogical “brick wall” may expose an entirely new landscape. The new landscape must be explored, analyzed, and documented. In other words, once the barrier is breached, the real work begins. If one realizes this fact early, the new territory can be …
August 17, 2009 Monday at 8:39 am
And soon there will be new pages rich in information. Stand by!
July 27, 2009 Monday at 3:54 pm
With malice toward none and charity for all . . . .we learn that there are gentlemen of the first degree in this century. Look here.
July 20, 2009 Monday at 11:53 pm
My great-great-grandfather Ezekiel Johnson collected a bounty for turning himself into the federal government in 1864. Actually, so did a lot of other folks earn such bounties. Zeke Johnson was held as a slave in Clay County, Missouri, fro the day he was born in 1847 until one day in May, 1864, when he was 17 years old. That day …
July 14, 2009 Tuesday at 8:44 pm
Originally published September 14, 2008 Everyone, I expect, can agree on some of the books by the top authors in this field, and everyone can agree that every genealogist should have read them and have ready access to them. But I see genealogy as informed by many other disciplines and I think that genealogists need to inform themselves about these …
July 5, 2009 Sunday at 1:14 am
July 1, 2009 Wednesday at 1:19 am
July 1, 2009 Wednesday at 1:16 am
Good evening, Mr and Mrs America, and all the ships at sea . . . ! 2:30 PM PDT–I’ve just arrived at the Burbank Airport Marriott and got a great gift bag at reception thanks to Thomas M and Denise L.! Very cool! I’m hooking up with The Genealogy Guys to record an interview for their podcast and after that, …
June 26, 2009 Friday at 1:54 pm
At this morning’s Mass in my parish, a petition during the Prayers of the Faithful was “for all fathers and all others who keep us safe and secure.” The second half seemed to constitute a de facto definition of “father.” This made sense to me as I thought about it. It echoed precisely words that I had heard not very …
June 21, 2009 Sunday at 7:22 pm
We expect resolution by mid-afternoon Pacific Time!
June 19, 2009 Friday at 7:37 am