Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mystery solved…new mystery

For years my distant cousin insisted that her great-grandmother (my great-great grandma) was related to a descendant of a famous musical family whose worldwide concerts are well-documented. She even showed me a limited edition of a book written about the … Continue reading

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Wedding Bell Blues

The big 3 in genealogy are birth, death and marriage records.  Don’t be sad or frustrated if you can’t find marriage records on people you’re searching for in the counties you’d expect. Think of a young woman born in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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The Family Tree

People are fascinated by family trees. This is an enormous tree (~16 feet in length) that I created for a large family gathering to honor my son. The large blue dot represents him, and the boxes to the left of … Continue reading

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