Genealogy Roundup, January 13

Genealogy Roundup, January 13

That time President George H. W. Bush Escaped Cannibals – Respect.

Queen of Creole Cuisine, Leah Chase, still cooking at 93 – Proud to have researched the roots of Leah Chase, truly a remarkable woman!

Joan Griffis/Illinois Ancestors: Apply for genealogical research grant

Here’s how many babies have been born on the sides of Utah roads since 2010 – Well, this is a vital statistic I hadn’t given any thought to until now.

Royalton native John Winscher wins glimpse into family history on Swedish reality TV show

Dublin Rising 1916-2016 – Very cool – hope we see more of this kind of thing. Helps bring history alive. Whether you’ve got Irish roots or not, I suggest you take a few minutes to check this out.

VIDEO: Saoirse Ronan and Stephen Colbert pronounce ‘ridiculous’ Irish names – I was almost named Siobhan (can you imagine? Megan Smolenyak wasn’t challenging enough, so I could have been Siobhan Smolenyak!), so found this charming. Also, if you haven’t seen Saoirse Ronan in “Brooklyn,” go check it out. Lovely wander-back-in-time about the immigrant experience.

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