Genealogy Roundup, January 3

By |2018-01-03T10:46:11-05:00January 3rd, 2018|DNA / Genetic Genealogy, Family History, Genealogy Roundup, Human Interest, Military, Orphan Heirlooms|

In this week's Roundup: An ad from Ancestry featuring descendants of signers of the Declaration of Independence; two years of work and sifting through more than 5 meters of dirt and clay in a French farm field culminates in the return home of a WWII fighter pilot's remains; an article exploring the role stories, context and shared memories play in helping a family to prosper, and much more!

Genealogy Roundup, December 7

By |2016-12-07T11:22:18-05:00December 7th, 2016|Family History, Genealogy Roundup, History|

In this week's Roundup: Discover Central Park before it was Central Park, when the site housed a village where African-Americans "had a rate of property ownership four times as great as New Yorkers as a whole". Also enjoy the story of the 75th baby in his family to wear a baptism gown made from his great-great-grandmother's wedding dress!