Orphan Heirlooms

Genealogy Roundup, January 3

By |2018-01-03T10:46:11+00:00January 3rd, 2018|DNA / Genetic Genealogy, Family History, Genealogy Roundup, Human Interest, Military, Orphan Heirlooms|

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, March 8

By |2018-09-22T17:20:39+00:00March 8th, 2017|Celebrities, Family History, Genealogy Roundup, History, Human Interest, Military, Orphan Heirlooms|

This week: An orphaned heirloom returns to its roots, an app that will let you take a selfie with a deceased ancestor, an African American Colonel who has traced his family history back to 1634 and shared, "I needed to know my own family history to motivate me to do the things in my life. You need to know where you come from. This is something that I can pass onto my children and grandchildren," WDYTYA goodies, and much more!