Genealogy Roundup, April 19

Genealogy Roundup, April 19

Wallet discovered in downtown Spokane building belongs to Women’s Army Corps veteran, dates to 1950s – Orphan heirloom returned to family thanks to genealogist Barbara Brazington!

Jersey Boys: Irish Soldiers in World War I

Centuries old genealogical records of Bihar’s Mithila region to be digitised – Happy to hear this! And slightly nostalgic for me since I once worked in Bihar.

Michael Gannon: Champion of St. Augustine’s history dies at 89 – RIP, Dr. Gannon, a role model historian.  “By the time Jamestown was founded in 1607 and Plymouth in 1620, St. Augustine was up for urban renewal.”

Meet Your Ancestors (All of Them)

The Book Man – Have not tried out his services, but wanted to share because I thought this fellow would be a useful resource for genealogists since so many of us have old Bibles.

Opening of UN files on Holocaust will ‘rewrite chapters of history’

1902 Vaught’s Practical Character Reader: A beginner’s guide to phrenological madness – I’m so glad I wasn’t around in 1902.

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