Genealogy Friday: Check the Family Bible

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             One great place to check for clues to your ancestry is in the family Bible.  Many Bibles have an ancestry chart in the front. Check to see if your parents or grandparents have filled … Continued

Genealogy Friday: Interviews Can Lead to More Information in Family History

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Now that you’ve written out everything you know and gone through your pictures, interview older family members to begin piecing together the missing pieces.  Make a list of questions to ask and allow these older members to help you fill … Continued

Popular Music of 1912

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We took a look at the Music on the Titanic, but what about the other music from 1912. There were songs that were written and published after the Titanic sank in April. So let’s take a look at some of … Continued

Women’s Roles in 1912

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A hundred years ago women worked primarily in the home. Their job was to keep the home, cook the meals and care for the children. These were in the days before television, automatic dishwashers, and washers and dryers existed. Women … Continued

Medical and Health Issues in 1912

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Today we’re used to going to the doctor or hospital for medical maladies. A hundred years ago life was very different. Babies were still born at home and doctors still made house calls. Residents in larger cities were more likely … Continued