In this week's Roundup: A retiree is reunited with a scrapbook created by the mother he lost to death when he was six years old, research on the roots of Betty White and Rick Scott, and more...
In this week's Roundup: Best genealogy ad ever, a mother/daughter reunion takes place sixty years after the daughter was told her mother was dead, welcome home and RIP to Sgt. John W. Hall, who gave his life in the Korean War, and more...
In this week's Roundup: "There is a joy in receiving a letter in the post, a hidden gem: a piece of someone’s heart among the bills." Grandmas: riding on the wing of a bi-plane in flight and hanging out with Mercury-7 astronauts, plus lots of other cool grandparents; an orphan heirloom reunion, and lots more.
In this week's Roundup: Hillary Clinton speaks Welsh on The One Show, a 90-year-old grandmother shows us you're never too old to flex your creativity, wine labels that talk to you (really), and more!
Lots of inspiration this week! Start with a look at a memorial which had as its genesis this thought: "The character of a nation as a people of great deeds is one, it appears to me, that should never be lost sight of." Explore the story of Lucy Lee Shirley, a woman who transcended the shadows of slavery and domestic abuse and who, among other things, was able to educate herself and her family and leave her children more than $23,000 in today’s money; check out the update on the DNA of long-lived Italians which was previously reported as stolen, and more.
When it was announced that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame in 2015 for her work on the Irish peace process, it was inevitable that I would explore the branches of her family tree, but it wasn’t the first time. Having delved into her roots in years past, I was familiar with the basics, but when I took a deeper dive into the Welsh portion of her heritage, I discovered that it’s rather surprising that Hillary Rodham Clinton exists at all.
TLC's "Long Lost Family" to begin airing in March, an update on WWII vet Norwood Thomas reunion with his wartime girlfriend, an intriguing way to personalize your home's exterior, celebrity roots, and more!
This week, enjoy DNA designs honoring Francis Crick and helping to fund the fight against cancer, the story of a wedding gown that's been handed down for 120 years and the woman who'll be the 11th member of her family to get married in it, and more.
Carol MacKay received a grant in 2013 to cover the purchase of a carte de visite photo album she rescued in Calgary and returned to descendants of the original owners.