Human Interest

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.

Genealogy Roundup, January 10

By |January 10th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: The smallest, oldest cemetery in Paris, upcoming genealogy reads, the remains of a recently identified missing soldier from WWII are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors, and much more . . .

Genealogy Roundup, January 3

By |January 3rd, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: An ad from Ancestry featuring descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence; two years of work and sifting through more than 5 meters of dirt and clay in a French farm field culminates in the return home of a WWII fighter pilot's remains; an article exploring the role stories, context and shared memories play in helping a family to prosper, and much more!

Genealogy Roundup, December 13

By |December 13th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: The story of Annie Moore, first to arrive at Ellis Island, being told in dance in New Orleans.

Genealogy Roundup, December 6

By |December 6th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: "There is a joy in receiving a letter in the post, a hidden gem: a piece of someone’s heart among the bills." Grandmas: riding on the wing of a bi-plane in flight and hanging out with Mercury-7 astronauts, plus lots of other cool grandparents; an orphan heirloom reunion, and lots more.

Genealogy Roundup, November 15

By |November 15th, 2017|

In this week's Roundup: A tribute to the last of the Bedford Boys, a soldier lost in the Korean War returns home, genetic genealogy, "Swedish death cleaning," why you might want to write your memoir even if only you ever read it, and much more...