Genealogy Roundup, August 5

Genealogy Roundup, August 5

This woman hunts for photos and other treasures left in used books–then returns them to their owners – Fun piece about a woman who does orphan heirloom reunions!

Kiltmaker Kinloch Anderson’s long history in tartan reveals a fascinating success story – My genie friends of Scottish heritage might find this of interest.

BBC Radio Ulster: Finding a playwright in the family tree – I did an interview with BBC Radio Ulster (about my own roots for once!), so now I’m apparently Marian Smolenyak! 😆My bit runs from 12:03 to 12:10.

Finding Adelia, Val Demings’s Great-Great-Grandmother – I became a little obsessed with Adelia, a great-great-grandmother of Representative Val Demings. Here’s what I was able to learn about her story.

A woman was hospitalized with covid-19. One of her aides turned out to be her long-lost sister – Even pandemics have their silver linings!

Blackstone Reaches $4.7 Billion Deal to Buy – Wonder how this will play out in the genealogy world 🤔

Top Photo Credit: John Michael Thomson / Unsplash

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