Human Interest

Genealogy Roundup, May 17

By |May 17th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Geographical connection between Michelle Obama's and Meghan Markle's 3rd great-grandmothers, unclaimed persons, amusing names, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, May 9

By |May 9th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A sweet story about a 96-y-o WWII veteran who received unexpected help to visit his wife's grave, new DNA technology (and lots more on genetic genealogy), a missing soldier from the Korean War identified, and much more!

Genealogy Roundup, April 18

By |April 18th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: generational photo recreations, celebrity roots, a milestone reached in Army repatriation cases, a story of Titanic survivors, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, April 11

By |April 11th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Hoping to welcome Tuskegee airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson home soon, the woman who sold her home to find her Welsh roots, RIP and welcome home CPL William C. McDowell and Staff Sgt. Marshall F. Kipina, volunteers who enjoy history and can read cursive wanted, and more . . .

Genealogy Roundup, March 28

By |March 28th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: More fallen heroes identified and on their way home, celebrity roots, yoga in cemeteries, multinational reunions, and more …

Genealogy Roundup, February 28

By |February 28th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: wanderlust, decorating with genealogy as the inspiration, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, February 21

By |February 21st, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: What family members shared in obituaries for deceased loved ones who perhaps hadn't spent their lives in the most aboveboard way, saving a graveyard from development, a new resource for genealogical research, and more...

Genealogy Roundup, February 7

By |February 7th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: grim history beneath a Baltimore parking lot, homes for sale for $1.25 in an effort to keep a Sardinian town alive, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, January 31

By |January 31st, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Ancestry has seriously upped its advertising game with a Brexit themed musical, speaking up about hypocrisy, a Lt. governor is sworn into office holding a copy of his ancestor's manumission document, Victorian hair shrines, and more . . .

Genealogy Roundup, January 24

By |January 24th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A Northern Ireland village knitted out of wool (wonderful pics!), two soldiers from the Korean War and an airman from WWII have been accounted for, an amazing donation by a genealogist in Bermuda, and more.