Let me begin by saying as a genealogy fan I am a bit long in the tooth.  I have been around long enough to remember when this ‘holiday’ went by the name of Decoration D[...]
Memorial Day 2014: A Time for All to Remember, but Especially Genealogy and Family History Lovers Memorial Day Weekend. While June 21st may still be in the future, today marks the [...]
Memorial Day – Decoration Day: Please Do Not Forget Why. Memorial Day is this coming weekend here in the United States.  It is one of our treasured ‘long weekends’ and is a b[...]
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[...]
Today, as a little bit of Memorial Day preparations, I am going to do some volunteer photography for the website Find A Grave.  (http://www.findagrave.com).  It is very easy to reg[...]
Good morning all! This morning, I would like to give a shout out to my nephew who is currently out on the oceans of the world, in the U.S. Navy.  Aboard a guided-missile frigate,  [...]
Good Tuesday morning everyone!  A special thanks to anyone reading this from afar and engaged in defending our county in the Armed Forces.  May this be a good and safe week for you[...]
Here in the States, this Monday, May 30th is a very important day for everyone, but in my mind, especially those of us who are interested in family history and genealogy.  Yes[...]