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.
Family history of the times in Wisconsin when my mother was a child growing up in the 1920s and beyond. See many photos plus a video.
Tips for sharing family history with kids through storytelling. Included are ways to make storytelling stories more appealing with photo albums, family trees, personal items, and narrative skills. Written by a retired literature and writing teacher.
Genetics can reveal the real story behind family's history. Here is how we dug back in time using genetic testing - and my reviews of the the genetic testing firms we used.
Stories Behind Some of the World's Most Fascinating Gravestones
This article is about living in Karlsruhe,Germany on a military base. Paul Revere Village.
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?
I learned about the Scotch Irish while researching my McGhee and Kennedy family roots. It's a heritage that you can be proud to claim. Learn more about these immigrants to America and their background.
Leslie Dean Anderson was a navigator in World War II. Les died after a bombing raid on Berlin and is buried in Germany.
The Bollingers were immigrants from Switzerland and were a strong folk. I feel I got some of my pioneering spirit from them. They blazed through the wilderness carving out a home against all odds.