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Our genealogy community lost a real gem today. I am sad to report that hours ago Susan Old of Cornwall passed away. Susan was extremely well-known by most who have done any work on[...]
Almost 37 years ago now I married into a truly wonderful family!  I was blessed with my wife and all her family, especially her 100% Italian Heritage.  However, I was doubly blesse[...]
MyHeritage.com — which happens to be My Favorite genealogy dot com — just hit a huge milestone today! Here is there release! A great product just keeps getting better a[...]
Father’s Day and Genealogy! This weekend is Father’s Day here in the States.  Genealogy and Father’s Day just go together SO well of course …. just like Gen[...]
If you follow Onward To Our Past on our Facebook page (Click here) you know we all have been talking about family history, genealogy and FOOD!  Particularly family recipes. Often f[...]
Today is the anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944 My father came ashore on Omaha Beach.  He came on a craft just like this.  His LCVP (Landing Craft,Vehicle, Personnel) hit a sandbar[...]
I said things would be different! I don’t know about you, but food is pretty intricately woven into my family history!  Ever since my childhood two of very very favorite food[...]
I am a huge fan of the TV show M*A*S*H.  Loved the cast and the way they portrayed the madness of war in an often humorous manner. But as we all know, TV and reality (especially th[...]
Some time ago I working on the genealogy of one of my Phillips family branches and made a remarkable, present day discovery. I had been at work on this line for years and all of a [...]
Memorial Day – Decoration Day: Do Not Forget Why! This coming weekend is Memorial Day here in the States.  A big weekend for many!  I asked around the other day about Memoria[...]