Mathew Smayda (28 Jan. 1890 to 30 Dec. 1967) and Julia (Hoder) Smayda “Smajda” (1863 – 2 Apr. 1931) Headstone – My Great-Great-Grandparents.
Newspaper articles about Policeman Patrick Gaffney’s shooting and other related articles: Some of the images are small and illegible, so I transcribed the articles so that yo
Irish naming rules are used in many ethnic groups.
GERMAN TOWN NAME MEANINGS by Joseph Yakel
The more I involve myself in genealogy research, the more curious and interested I become with other aspects of history that I might not h
FAMILY LINEAGE IS A TREASURE HUNT by Tom LeBaron
Family lineage is one of the most interesting topics for anyone to discuss because it is unique to each family.
HOW TO TAP THE POWER OF THE MOST IMPORTANT GENEALOGY LIBRARIES WITHOUT LEAVING HOME! by Chris Simeral
If you’ve spent any time at all researching your family tree,
DESIGNING A FUN FAMILY COAT OF ARMS by Chris Simeral
Armorial bearings, or coats of arms, take us back to the glamour of the middle ages.
This week, I worked with a Patron of the Family History Center to find information about his Grandmother. It was very interesting to say the least.
The holidays are getting closer and that means that we will be preparing to get in contact with some of our relatives.
Have you ever gone to a library looking for your family members but forgot that one piece of paper with their information on it that you needed? I know that I have.