Genealogy Roundup, December 16

Genealogy Roundup, December 16

Photos: L.A. County’s annual burial for unclaimed persons – Looks like a nice turnout for Los Angeles County unclaimed persons memorial service this year.

Passports Were Once Considered Offensive—Perhaps They Still Are – No, we love passports! Think of your future descendants!

From CALUMET 412 – Two meticulous maps showing every brothel, bar, casino and saloon that existed in the Cheyenne and Levee Districts of Chicago between 1870 and 1905

Antique mourning jewelry contained the hair of the deceased – We used to save hair – now it’s DNA…

First hint of World War II remains – I researched a bunch of cases for this area, so am hoping that some of my soldiers will be among those found and identified.

Family Tree Birthday and Christmas cards with a blank 3-generation family tree chart inside

Guess Who Bill O’Reilly Alluded He Was Related to While Teasing “Finding Your Roots” Results – “Finding your Roots” tease. Appears Bill O’Reilly and Bill Maher are cousins of some sort. They’re both at least half-Irish, so not a huge surprise, but folks tend to get a kick out of this kind of thing.

Photo Credit: Leo Jarzomb/LA Daily News

Leave A Comment