Category Archives: Genealogy

Happy 75th Birthday U. S. Air Force – September 18, 2022

I was checking my list of military unit and branch birthdays today and noticed I had missed the Air Force‘s Birthday. Here’s the Military.com article – https://www.military.com/air-force-birthday. It’s a longer article, with a slideshow and some photos. Air Force Birthday … Continue reading

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For the defense of our own… USS Nathanael Greene SSBN 636 – the leansubmariner

One of the stories form the 41 for Freedom Collection. For the defense of our own… USS Nathanael Greene SSBN 636

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Rest In Peace Queen Elizabeth – September 8, 2022

I saw someone has posted her memorial on Find-A-Grave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/243356919/elizabeth-ii. If you feel inclined, please pay her respects on her memorial. It was interesting that she joined the  Auxiliary Territorial Service, a branch of the female service of the  British … Continue reading

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Terms of Service 2014 Update for Ancestry and Find-A-Grave September 1, 2022

I noticed back in 2014 that Ancestry and Find-A-Grave had updated their Terms of Service (TOS). They didn’t announce the update, but I tend to check the TOS for both sites. In this unannounced update, they announced they if you … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales – September 1, 2022

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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FindAGrave and Me on Edits – August 31, 2022

In most cases, I approve FindAGrave edits after a few days. In rare cases, I will deny an edit and explain why. On some occasions, I will get a denied edit where the person makes the change, but denies the … Continue reading

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Current DNA Sales – August 24, 2022

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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AncestryDNA® Updates Ethnicity Results – Ancestry August 22, 2022

I checked recently and saw new updates – AncestryDNA® Updates Ethnicity Results: https://www.ancestry.com/dna/ . Here is one example – Ignore Ethnic Results Below the Continental Level. England & Northwestern Europe 44%Scotland 20%Germanic Europe 17%Sweden & Denmark 10%Wales 6%France 3% I need to update … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Hurricane Camille August 17, 1969 – August 17, 2022

For those who weren’t around in August 17, 1969 or were too young to remember or didn’t live in the area, I was there in Gulfport, Mississippi. We lived a few blocks east of Milner Stadium. It’s about half a … Continue reading

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Man, 61, finds birth certificate and realizes he’s spelled his own name wrong his whole life – Metro August 5, 2022

I saw this today on Metro – Man, 61, finds birth certificate and realizes he’s spelled his own name wrong his whole life: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/man-61-finds-birth-certificate-and-realizes-he-s-spelled-his-own-name-wrong-his-whole-life/ss-AA10lEyn?ocid=weather-verthp-feeds/. Short article includes 5 images. Metro August 5, 2022 Man, 61, finds birth certificate and realizes … Continue reading

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