Category Archives: Cemetery

Yakety Yak – Weirdness Wednesdays June 29, 2022

Here’s a positive post for this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post: https://knowyour50smusic.com/who-was-the-1950s-musician-behind-the-hit-song-yakety-yak/. Here’s the link to the Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakety_Yak/ –snip– https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Weirdness-Wednesdays/

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Types of Jewish Identities: How You Can Identify Your Jewish Roots – FamilySearch June 21, 2022

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – Types of Jewish Identities: How You Can Identify Your Jewish Roots: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/types-of-jews-identify-jewish-roots/ Longer article. I included the topics below. By  W. Todd Knowles, Diane Sagers June 21, 2022 Judaism is one of the oldest monotheistic … Continue reading

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Discover 150,000 new records from Ireland to India and beyond – FindMyPast Friday June 24, 2022

I checked last night and saw it had finally posted this morning. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. Here’s the new topic – Discover 150,000 new records from Ireland to India and beyond: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/ireland-newspaper-notices. Jessie O’Hara 24 June 2022 This … Continue reading

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The Alvin Straight Story – Weirdness Wednesdays June 22, 2022

Here’s a positive post for this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post: https://www.tribstar.com/features/valley_life/the-off-season-the-real-story-about-the-straight-story/article_b85c0e7f-debf-5ab4-b9c5-734090f6153e.html/. Longer article. By Mike Lunsford Mar 17, 2015 LAURENS, IOWA – As Joanie and I drove away from this industrious little town last June, a pheasant — as big … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day 2022 – June 19, 2022

Happy Father’s Day 2022 to all the fathers out there. My father passed away many years ago, but I try to visit his Find-A-Grave memorial on his birthday, death anniversary, Father’s Day, and at other times when I’m thinking of … Continue reading

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Cruise to the Caribbean and beyond with this week’s release – FindMyPast Friday June 17, 2022

I checked last night and saw it posted last night. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new .I shortened a a fair amount and highlighted the  different topics covered. Here’s the direct link Cruise to the Caribbean and … Continue reading

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Remembering Ruby: Hero K-9 trooper went from the animal shelter to saving a boy’s life with state police – Weirdness Wednesdays June 15, 2022

Here’s a positive post for this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ruby-rescue-dog-k9-trooper-shelter-saved-boys-life-netflix-movie-rescued-rhode-island-state-police/. Longer article. BY CAITLIN O’KANE June 14, 2022 Ruby was a beloved K-9 trooper with the Rhode Island State Police, but she didn’t always work with them. Ruby was … Continue reading

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Find family heroes in a medley of new military records – FindMyPast Friday June 10, 2022

I checked last night and saw it posted this morning. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new .I shortened a a fair amount and highlighted the  different topics covered. Here’s the direct link Nurture your family tree with … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Wiki Publishes 100,000th Article – FamilySearch June 8, 2022

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – FamilySearch Wiki Publishes 100,000th Article: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/research-wiki-100000 Longer article. By  Diane Sagers June 8, 2022 The FamilySearch Wiki recently published its 100,000th genealogical research article. This free tool helps answer many common questions you might have when searching … Continue reading

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Do Family Review to Help Release the 1950 Census Index Sooner – FamilySearch June 6, 2022

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – Do Family Review to Help Release the 1950 Census Index Sooner: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/1950-family-review-volunteers/. Longer article. I included the topics below. By  Briana Taylor June 6, 2022 Greetings to all volunteers who are helping—or wish to … Continue reading

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