Genealogy Roundup, February 10

Genealogy Roundup, February 10

Virginia Beach WWII vet Norwood Thomas reunites with wartime girlfriend in Australia – Reunited and it feels so good! Virginia WWII vet back with his English wartime girlfriend in Australia! Thanks to The Virginian-Pilot who first shared this story!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek – TLC Premieres New Docu-Series LONG LOST FAMILY, 3/6 – You know how we’ve all been scratching our heads wondering about TLC’s version of “Long Lost Family,” which was piloted so long ago and then disappeared? Well, it’s finally going to start airing on March 6th. And like every other genealogical show in the U.S., it’s sponsored by Ancestry. Based on this preview, it looks more promising than other adoption-reunion shows that have run in America.

On the Prowl for Springsteen’s Irish Roots – So Bruce Springsteen is going to play Ireland in May. Wonder if he’ll make a jaunt to Rathangan, Co. Kildare to explore his roots? Incidentally, his then-14-year-old gggrandmother came to the US in the winter of 1853 with 2 younger sisters in tow. Song-worthy, don’t you think?!

Long White House tradition nears end for a family descended from a slave – What an intriguing family history! Thanks to Suzanne Smith for sharing this!

Photos: 70 Years Of Family Photos Are Plastered On This Manhattan Beach House – Fun story from Suzanne Smith! Who’s going to decorate their house on the outside?!

What Race Is Bruno Mars? – For those who enjoyed the Half Time show during Super Bowl 50, here’s a peek into the family tree of Bruno Mars. Good looking granddad, eh?

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