Genealogy Roundup, August 12

Genealogy Roundup, August 12

Wallet Left Behind 70 Years Ago in Austria During World War II Returned to California Veteran – Love stories like this!

Long-lost relatives torn apart by Halifax Explosion reunite

Picture this: With family photos out of fashion – are we losing something precious?

Lake Mead shrinks to unveil long-submerged historic town (+video)

Famous siblings visit day therapy unit – As I recall, Colin Jackson was the first celebrity brave enough to DNA test for ‪Who Do You Think You Are?‬. His testing is what inspired June Black to jump into genetic genealogy, and that’s what eventually led to the discovery that the Haley family (of Roots fame) is Scottish in origin. June met her cousin Chris Haley a short time later.

After a fruitless search on Who Do You Think You Are?, Toni Collette asks the public to help find her grandfather – Can you help? (wonder if they’re trying DNA, eh?)

Korean War soldier’s remains identified, buried at Arlington – So happy to hear this. Even after doing more than a 1,000 cases, certain ones stand out and this is one of them. (One small correction to the article: it was his nieces who provided DNA. His sister has been deceased for 30 years.)

Man Visits The Places In Grandparents’ Vintage Photos To Recreate The Images

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