Monthly Archives: February 2018

Heirloom-52weeks 52Ancestors

I am trying to keep track of the challenge and I am slipping. This week I will acknowledge a family heirloom. My 2x grandfather-Ahira Harvey Worden was born on March 20, 1838, in Eaton, Michigan, his father, Parley Worden, was … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy | Leave a comment

52Ancestors52Weeks Weird Names

Oh yes there are some interesting names in our ancestry. Typically, the odd ones in my tree are all on my mother’s paternal side. It’s the European’s all the way. My father’s side all seen to be “normal” and familiar. … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy | 8 Comments

52Ancestors52Weeks, Census-Joseph Goings

As a genealogist new or experienced the Federal Population census is a go too document. From what I know and you can visit the United States Census Bureau website for more information. There are several reasons why the federal government … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy | Leave a comment

An African-American Cemetery in Baltimore was Bulldozed

Originally posted on Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter:
“Show me the manner in which a nation cares for its dead, and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of its people, their respect for the laws of the…

Posted in Genealogy | Leave a comment