Category Archives: Hist Gen Societies

What One Legal and Ethical Thing Can You Do Today to Make the World a Better Place?

I decided to add legal and ethical to the question in case somebody thinks doing something illegal or unethical would make the world a better place. It doesn’t have to be big or world changing. It can be something as … Continue reading

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Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2019 May 30 – June 2, 2019 Early Registration Ends April 21, 2019

I saw the e-mail Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) – http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/ sent back in January 2019 announcing the Jamboree as well as checking on their website on a regular basis over the last few months. I am no longer a member … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays April 5, 2019

Glad to see they added it on Thursday again. This week’s FindMyPast Fridays for April 5, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-april-5th-2633696716.html. There are over 5 million new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including: New & Exclusive Parish Registers … Continue reading

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April Genealogy Help Calendar — North Carolina Collection

The April Calendar is here. A big shout out to the Forsyth County Genealogical Society for helping our customers with their genealogy questions during our drop in sessions. Remember, you can stop by or call ahead and make an appointment … Continue reading

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Gulfport, Florida Historical Society Update

Just a brief update on the Gulfport, Florida Historical Society and Museum – http://www.gulfporthistoricalsociety.org/. They have a walking tour set for April 20, 2019 in the afternoon. Facebook page updates: https://www.facebook.com/GulfportHistoricalSociety/. Their Facebook has some good updates and photos of … Continue reading

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My 1,500th Blog Post

Updated March 23, 2019 – realized I missed a category/topic. I am fast approaching blog post #1,500. As always, a big thank you to those who read my blog, follow me, like a post, or comment. It’s appreciated. If I … Continue reading

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Valentine Diners

In a recent post, I talked about Valentine Diners, https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/03/02/wichita-restaurant-that-wont-stay-dead. Here’s more information on Valentine Diners: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine_Diner. I didn’t realize it was a Valentine Diner. I knew there was a Valentine Diner in the mid-town area, but it closed years … Continue reading

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