Category Archives: Genealogy

Animal DNA Testing Companies July 16, 2019

This is an update to my April 2019 post – Animal DNA Testing Companies. Some of the companies have tests on Amazon.com or GroupOn. Prices can vary significantly between the different Animal DNA companies. Also, what’s available at each company … Continue reading

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Cosmosphere, Hutchinson – Kansas Tuesdays July 16, 2019

I went through several websites before deciding on this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post to be the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas, mainly because of this post yesterday, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/07/15/how-your-local-newspaper-reported-the-moon-landing-findmypast-july-15-2019. Here’s the Roadside America link – https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/15461. I visited the Cosmosphere a few … Continue reading

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Finnish Culture and Your Finnish Heritage – FamilySearch July 15, 2019

I saw this yesterday afternoon on FamilySearch – Finnish Culture and Your Finnish Heritage – FamilySearch July 15, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/finland-culture/. My only trip to Finland in 2005 was during the time of the Midsummer Festival. Finland is known for its … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 15 July 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 15 July, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-15-july-2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Bolivia, Canada, England, Peru, South Africa, Sweden, Venezuela and the United States, including Alabama, California, Hawaii, … Continue reading

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How Your Local Newspaper Reported the Moon Landing – FindMyPast July 15, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FindMyPast – How Your Local Newspaper Reported the Moon Landing – FindMyPast July 15, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/man-on-moon-in-newspapers-2639196686.html. Our newspaper archives reveal how man-on-the-moon-mania gripped America. Accomplishing one of mankind’s greatest ever feats took just 8 … Continue reading

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Newborn Care Then and Now – MyHeritage July 15, 2019

I saw this on MyHeritage this afternoon – Newborn Care Then and Now – MyHeritage July 15, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/07/newborn-care-then-and-now/. Parents have been caring tenderly for their babies since the dawn of time, but the way they have done so has … Continue reading

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Working Through Grief — The Alchemist’s Studio

Some of you may be aware that recently I have experienced the loss that death brings. Nothing stings like the passing of a parent. It is a reminder of your own immortality. Now I have not had the best of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Wilhelmina — Applegate Genealogy

My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. via Wordless Wednesday: Wilhelmina — Applegate Genealogy.

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 11, 2019

I saw this today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 11, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. It wasn’t on their site yesterday. New and Updated   UPDATED Caribbean, Obituary Index, 2003-2011 7/11/2019 UPDATED Canada, Obituary Collection, 1898-2018 … Continue reading

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Family History and a Full Tree. What Now? – FamilySearch July 12, 2019

I saw this last night on FamilySearch – Family History and a Full Tree. What Now?: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/full-family-tree/. I am nowhere close to having a full tree. Too many missing branches, leaves, and twigs not counting the individuals I haven’t found … Continue reading

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