If you're trying to come up with a memorable character for a story then giving them a good last name should be a top priority. An interesting last name paired with a sound first name can work wonders.
This story is the result of my genealogy research and the search for answers of our Coat of Arms ~ Crest and Peerage. How and who earned it, and what Meyer family member was ennobled?
On may 15, 1859, a child was born, She was the tenth child from a family of twelve. Her name was Ellen Sadler. there was nothing particularly remarkable about her, or any of the other children. Until Thursday, march 29, 1871, Ellen went to bed as usual. And did'nt wake up.
I believe it is very important to keep a Family Album in which to record your family's history. An album is something you can hold in your hands and enjoy for years to come to relive memories of the family.
A cemetery survey is compiling a complete description, location, layout and index of a cemetery and all the memorial markers within. Learn the steps to start your own cemetery survey project.
Tips for those researching their Portuguese ancestry in Hawaii.
Here I share my tips on tracing your family history through both free and paid sources, including Ancestry.com and how to organize the information that you find.
John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford can count many of Europe’s royal persons among their descendants, as well as some American presidents. John and Kate are also my 18th great-grandparents (though I’m not royal or at all famous). Still, I wanted to take the time and write about them and some...
See photos and learn what Wisconsin country life was like for my family in the 1950's.
Long Crendon near Thame is the home of the Needle Makers. This huge cottage industry literally took over a whole village, and was run by the Shrimptons, just one link of my family tree!