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.
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.
The Ancient Seafarers of Ham
Autograph books can bring back many memories when read in later years. Some of mine from the 1950s & 1960s can be read here. Do you have similar autographs from the past?
My review of 23andMe, which I used to get important & interesting information about my health and ancestry. Includes screenshots and a discussion of features.
Handwritten letter from 1921 from a war buddy of my grandfather's after World War 1. Early bi-plane history in the European Theatre.
39th Kentucky Mounted Infantry, U.S. Volunteers, Regimental Standard. According to at least one source, this regimental flag is unique in the fact that it does indeed say "Mounted Infantry" in the banner beneath the eagle. Kentucky Military History...
I have used both 23andMe and DecodeMe and would like to share my experiences with both. While both have substantially similar offerings (both health and genealogical background snapshots), the devil is in the details, details substantial enough to bridge the $1,500 price difference.
Tips for those researching their Portuguese ancestry in Hawaii.
The struggle for women to earn the right to vote in the United States was neither easy nor quick. Did your female ancestor take advantage of this right so dearly held by American men?