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Genealogy Tip O’ the Day: The Trouble with (and Magnificence of) Memories Have you ever found yourself tricked by your own memories? As a genealogist and our family’s resident hist[...]
Genealogy and Sundays: One of my favorite pairings of all Ahhh…Sunday! How I love Sundays especially paired up with my love of genealogy and family history. Certainly Sundays are s[...]
Genealogy Beauty: Generational Amnesia An interesting thing happened during our recent Thanksgiving family gathering. Due to geographical constraints my wife’s and her siblings’ fi[...]
Free Genealogy Resources For You On the Website of Onward To Our Past® Several people have recently asked me what all the genealogy resources are available on our website, Onward T[...]
Genealogy: By Blood, By Law, By Family Tree WHAT FUELS YOUR PASSION FOR GENEALOGY? Everyone has their own reasons for working on their genealogy and family history. Some are driven[...]
A happy genealogy fourth of July to everyone! I wish you all a happy Independence Day! A wonderful, l-o-n-g weekend of celebrating our nation’s Declaration of Independence, summer,[...]
Cornish Genealogy and A Diaspora Profile: The Thomas Phillips Allen Family — Perranzabuloe to Ishpeming — From Cornish to Yupper. Many of my ancestors were a part of th[...]
Time to get your ‘genealogy summer bucket list’ tuned up for the summer! HAPPY SUMMER! Here we are at the summer solstice, at least for those of us genealogy fans living north of t[...]
A Genealogical Historian Says Thank you to all. Operation Neptune, Operation Overlord, and Operation Fortitude: D-Day Seventy years ago today, as everyone knows, was D-Day. The All[...]
Genealogy and Mothers’ Day: The Ultimate Genealogy Combo! I believe all of us can say that for every one of us, genealogy begins with our Mom’s as she is the first person we ‘know&[...]