WWII

Genealogy Roundup, August 15

By |August 15th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Tuskegee Airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson's daughter receives a memento of her late father, a crack squad of librarians, two sons receive their missing father's Korean War dog tag, and much more...

Genealogy Roundup, August 1

By |August 1st, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: The variety of tools used to identify decades-old remains of soldiers unaccounted for, the remains of Tuskegee Airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson have been officially identified, books that had once belonged to Thomas Jefferson found in a dumpster and returned, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, July 25

By |July 25th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: A soldier killed in World War II is returned home for burial nearly 74 years after his death, an exciting new project from Reclaim the Records, DNA braids, and more.

Genealogy Roundup, July 18

By |July 18th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Welcome home and RIP Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz and Pfc. Willard Jenkins, myths about immigrant ancestors debunked, century-old divorce records, 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 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, March 21

By |March 21st, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: Four fallen members of the military, including one missing for more than 70 years, are on their way home. RIP and welcome home, Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz, Army Sgt. 1st Class Harry Harkness, Pvt Rudolph Johnson, and Cpl. James Ivory Jubb.

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 17

By |January 17th, 2018|

In this week's Roundup: a World War II soldier's remains are returned home to be laid to rest, Chinese genealogy, tracing Napoleon's heirs, and more.