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Who Are These People?

In this photograph from about 1939, Mrs. Carolyn Hyde is on the right. With here are her daughter, Carolyne, and also her grandson, Bill.  The man holding the coat could possibly be Melville Hanna Haskell, Carolyne’s second husband. 374 more words


Welcome to the World of Genealogy

Whether you are new to family research or an old hand at it, make no mistake, this is a new realm of discovery. Researching your ancestors is unlike anything you’ve ever done or ever will do. 721 more words


Ancestry Poem

I found this wonderful poem by Len Wilde of Ossett (Genealogist) 1910 – 1996. on a wonderful site (link below) called Familytreefolk. You can buy this poem as a Mouse mat, and there is a printed version for only £1.25. 576 more words

Creative Writing

Research Trap?

I just caught myself falling into a research trap.  I know when using FamilySearch to check for the un-indexed collections.  It is an ingrained work habit.  367 more words

Genealogy Software

My family history project is underway!

The visit to Lewisburg today was a good one.  My cousin and his wife were very gracious to spend several hours with me going through files, looking for pictures and documents pertaining to my grandparents lives.   318 more words


Tomorrow, I begin my family history journey . . . .

One of the projects I plan to work on post-retirement is a story that has fascinated me for several years, but I never had time to devote to it. 269 more words