Local Societies Say Thank You to the Community

Recently I ran into the president of my local DAR Association. We struck up a conversation and she began to show me photos of some of the community work her group had done.  The photos that really touched my heart … Continued

What is a 3rd Cousin 5x Removed

I recently had someone ask me this very question.  What does a 3rd cousin 5x removed mean? This is a very common question in genealogy. So lets see if we can break it down.  How do we understand genealogy relationships? … Continued

Sharing old Photos

Recently I stumbled across a family sifting through old photographs. Observing this family, I observed several things: There were smiles on all of their faces The lines of communication were open I heard ”I remember…” Memories were shared Photos were … Continued

Searching for a business in past records

Recently, I was visiting with a friend who owns a well-established music store.  However, she was excited by a find she’d made earlier in the day.  She discovered a piece of music stamped with a music store in that area … Continued

Birth Certificates Are Now Available to the Public

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Death certificates have been available to the public for years.  This is because most states begin to release these to the public anywhere from 25-50 years after the death {depending on the state}. However, birth certificates have not been available … Continued

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