teaching children genealogy

The Importance of Teaching Our Children Their Genealogy and Family History

I have been interested in my family tree for as long as I can remember.  I always loved listening to everyone’s stories, trying to store … Read more

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The Importance of Digitizing Family Research

Family tree research leads to acquiring a lot of things.   Things like photos, letters, wills, and jewelry.  It can be a little overwhelming trying to … Read more

Stories from Old Newspapers 1800's

Unexpected Finds from Old Newspapers- The Story of Martha Bass (1895)

Astonishing Information You can Find About Family Members from Old Newspaper Clippings, including Mrs Martha Bass of West Randolph Vt. Awesome find in the Buffalo … Read more

Old Family Photos and Cabinet Cards

Oh the Names and Faces

Rescued photos of Portraits In this page, I put together a number of photos I found of people taking photos of themselves. This page also … Read more

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Trains, Travel, and Tips

Don’t You Want to Know Where They Went on Trips and Vacations? We are going to try and date a post card photo, follow along! … Read more

Proud Mothers and Grandmothers

Rescued Photos This One is For My Mother! What can I not say about this beautiful lady? This one is my mother, she was the … Read more

Outside the Box Search Advice

Up Your Game ! Up Your Search!  Think about it. If you do not have all of the records, then someone does. If it is … Read more

Good Ole Country at its Best

Country Names and Faces I love living in the country, being on a farm and growing things. These old photos are so “make me want … Read more

Scrapbook Stories

When One Clue Leads to Thirty Five More! You love it, you go with it, and you are so glad someone did not throw it … Read more

Amaze Your Grandchildren

How would you like to amaze your grandchildren! A Tip You Don’t Want to Forget… While you are working on everyone else’s leg of the … Read more

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Awesome Names, Exciting Places!

Fantastic Rescued Photos and The Stories Discovered Well is he not cute? Can you find the man? The second person in the photo is a … Read more

Weddings and Special Occasions

Rescued photos, maybe there is someone here for your tree? December 1942, just married in Oregon. What a beautiful photo. There is no other information. … Read more