Family Felons


The Book I’ve Been Waiting For

It was raining as it had almost everyday about the time the mail came.  There was the usual detritus of our not-yet-paperless society and a package that looked like it had been around the world a couple of times. “Hmm,” I thought, “this may be the book I’ve been waiting for.”  And indeed it was.  Seems I had given the …Continue reading →

QwikTip: Finding Your Ne’er-Do-Well Ancestors and Relatives

Here’s  a quick way and inexpensive way  that you  might find out about your felonious ancestors and relatives: 1.  Go to Google Books, and type in “State  v. [name]” and see what comes up.  Try these variations: For some states, type in “People versus [name]“ For Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Virginia, “Commonwealth v. [name]“ For British, old Canadian, and old Australian …Continue reading →

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