In this week's Roundup: Tips for using tech to capture your family history, census news, remembering a gut-wrenching genealogical discovery, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A lovely article appreciating those who came before; news about the proposed fee hike that could impact genealogists, historians, and others who use the USCIS Genealogy Program to access historic immigration records; a good read about forensic genealogy, and lots more.
In this week's Roundup: An interesting article on the role of DNA in identifying service members lost in past conflicts, a sweet slice of family history uncovered during renovations, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A thoughtful article examining one angle of questions surrounding genetic privacy and ethics, the last man to leave Ellis Island, a poignant Christmas memory, and much more.
He would wake us on Saturday mornings whistling reveille. This was usually accompanied by a glass of OJ and quick, vigorous back rubs to “get the blood pumping.” It was time to do chores and you weren’t going out to play before the house was spotless because this officer-father liked precision, control, and cleanliness. The army had been a good choice for him.