Genealogy Roundup, May 1

Genealogy Roundup, May 1

The Mystery of the Millionaire Hermit – Fascinating peek behind the scenes for folks not familiar with heir searching. Reminds me a lot of unclaimed persons research. And yes, there are many families like this.

Soldier Accounted For From Korean War (Geary, S.) – Another case I handled quite a while ago – this time, 2008. Welcome home, PFC Sterling Geary. Honored to have researched your family.

Grynoriai: Lithuanian-American life in the early 20th century – Where my Lithuanians at?

A symbol of slavery — and survival

Learning My Father’s Language – OK, I’m intrigued.

How Technology Could Revolutionize Refugee Resettlement – I ❤️ that this was named after Ellis Island’s Annie Moore. 🗽

VIDEO: Arsonist lights fire outside National Archives – What makes someone try to set NARA on fire? 🔥

Very cool to get a shout-out from Julián Castro in New Yorker. He’s got a great memory. Only change is that this former NJ genealogist is now in FL. Here’s the article he recalls.

Photo Credit: Tehama County Public Guardian

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