Monthly Archives: June 2015

Veterans Helping Veterans

Those that know my oldest brother “Todd”, know that he is a Veteran. He is a commander of a VFW in Michigan and part of Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter 1. What keeps this man alive is his brothers and sisters veterans. … Continue reading

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Remembering my Dad-FB posting+

This very handsome man is a brother to 6 siblings, born 24 Nov 1924 in Ft. Wayne, uncle to several nieces and nephews, and grandfather and great grandfather. Some know him as “Cool Cal” back in the neighborhood. He and … Continue reading

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Freedmen’s Bureau, do you know? Juneteenth do you know?

Tune in to Angela Walton-Raji’s weekly podcast to gain a special insight about the records and what’s happening in the genealogy world for Friday, June 19. http://africanrootspodcast.com/african-roots-podcast-episode-324-june-19th-2015/

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What A Moving And Encouraging Afternoon!

Originally posted on J. Gray Researching:
We met, offered our stories and shared a meal. We hugged and laughed and continued to fellowship until late in the afternoon.  All under the gaze of the Washington’s in portraits around the  hallways and rooms. Oh yes…

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Find A Grave is a great tool!

Love findagrave! Okay follow me on this: my great grandmother (on my father’s side) who is Nellie, was married twice. Nellie’s first husband is William M. Murphy and they had William Murphy (my grandfather). Now Nellie marries Henry Giles, 2nd … Continue reading

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More than 16 Million Virginia Records Are Now Digitized and Online

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Tuesday morning that a massive project to help Virginians find important documents is now finished. So far, birth and death records from 1912 to the present, marriage…

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