Genealogy Roundup, January 24

Genealogy Roundup, January 24

See an Entire Northern Ireland Village Knitted Out of Wool

Airman Missing From World War II Accounted For (Keown, R.) – Delighted to learn that a soldier I researched back in 2012 has been identified. Welcome home, 2nd Lt. Robert Raynes Keown.

Genealogist donates life’s work to Bermuda – Wow, Clara!

Jewish Refugee Reunites With Neighbor — 80 Years Later – Reminder re: this new genealogy series on PBS

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For (McDowell, W.) – I researched his family way back in 2006, so am especially pleased that Cpl. William C. McDowell who gave his life in the Korean War has been identified. Welcome home.

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For (Quintero, A.) – This soldier’s family was challenging to research,so I’m especially delighted that Pfc. Albert E. Quintero (Korean War) has been identified. Welcome home, Sir.

This is my quiet protest against the tyranny and relentlessness of perhaps the most widespread of genealogical myths. I had a t-shirt made with the words from a chapter from one of my books entitled, “No, Your Name Wasn’t Changed at Ellis Island.” So be forewarned. The next time you see me, I might be silently shouting at you.

Names not changed at Ellis Island tee shirt

 

 

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