Monthly Archives: March 2014

My BillionGrave Blog Interview

Last year I was interviewed by Lisa of BillionGraves. The interview You Never Know Who You’ll Find was fun. Most of what we talked about didn’t make the article, but that’s the nature of the beast. I didn’t think to … Continue reading

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Past Genealogy Road Trips

Prior to Monday (24 March 2014), I had not taken a genealogy road trip in a long time. In 2005, my sister (who’s birthday is March 24th) and I toured Gulfport and Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi about six (6) weeks … Continue reading

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National Medal of Honor Day 25 March 2014

In 1990, Congress designated March 25th as National Medal of Honor Day. According to the American Heroes Channel’s Facebook page, there are 75 living Medal of Honor recipients. Today, the recipients honored three civilians with the Citizen Honors Award. The … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 12 Ira Swartz (1874 – 1874) Grave Location MIA Tombstone Tuesdays March 25, 2014

Updated 25 March 2014 (11:20 PM, U, S. Central Time) Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. They are worth looking at for those who don’t participate. Been running around 200+ entries a week for a while … Continue reading

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Congratulations BillionGraves Hits 7 Million Records March 25, 2014

Congratulations to #BillionGraves for hitting  #7,000,000 records. This is a nice achievement since they hit 6,000,000 records in December. At this rate, they will hit 8,000,000 records by May or June. Other Tombstone Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/  

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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Surname Count – Genea-Musings 22 March 2014

I saw this posted on Facebook and here is my entry to Saturday Night Genealogy Fun. The challenge for today is Surname Count. This is my first entry in the Saturday Night Genealogy Fun. I used Family Tree Maker 2012 … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Indirectly Adds Sibling Linking Via Parent Linking

Check out the several addit: below for updated information. As reported in the Find-A-Grave Mississippi Facebook group, Find-A-Grave has added sibling links. They rolled out earlier today and are a nice addition to the existing parent and spouse links. N.B.: … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of 19 March 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail from WikiTree and TribalPages. Dorothy Mae (nee Cuendet) Wicktom (20 March 1927 – 19  July 2002; 1st cousin, once removed); born in Mississippi, died in Pass Christian, Harrison County, Mississippi, and buried in St. Joseph (aka … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Week 10 Uncle William Frank Prinz and Two Notes

  Here’s the story behind the challenge if you want to participate. http://www.nostorytoosmall.com/52-ancestors-in-52-weeks. Here is the recap of blogs participating for Week 10. I don’t know much about Uncle Will so this will be short. He was born on 27 May 1890 … Continue reading

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WikiTree and TribalPages Birthdays Week of 12 March 2014

Weekly birthday list e-mail from WikiTree and TribalPages. Running a few days late. Verma Mae (nee Strickland) Graham Howard (17 March 1902 – 26 June 1974; sister-in-law of aunt). Born in West Butler, Choctaw County, Alabama; died in Detroit, Red … Continue reading

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