Category Archives: History

Emperor Naruhito completes enthronement in ceremony rich with history and ritual – October 22, 2019

I saw this when I logged into Twitter today – Emperor Naruhito completes enthronement in ceremony rich with history and ritual: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/10/22/national/japanese-emperor-begins-ceremonies-proclaim-enthronement-world/. Here’s more Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=Emperor%20Japan&src=typed_query. More on the new Emperor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naruhito Additional articles on the enthronement: https://english.kyodonews.net/news/2019/10/31bf12d1744f-japan-emperor-to-announce-enthronement-in-ancient-style-ceremony.html YouTube video … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 October 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 21 October 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-21-october-2019/ This week, Familysearch.org added over 4.4 million new, free, historical records this week from the 1860 United States Census (Slave Schedule).  Additional countries include American Samoa, Brazil, … Continue reading

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Greene County Museum, Leakesville – Mississippi Mondays October 21, 2019

I saw this on the Wikipedia link for Mississippi museums – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Mississippi. It had a footnote that led to a defunct link, but the Wayback Machine saved a copy – https://web.archive.org/web/20160304104734/https://visitmississippi.org/bookmarkables/show/24593. I chose it for this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. It … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays October 18, 2019

I checked numerous times yesterday and didn’t see the newest FindMyPast Fridays. I checked today and it is up FindMyPast –Search new UK parish records & Scottish Wills this Findmypast Friday: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/search-new-uk-parish-records–scottish-wills-this Does your family tree have roots in the … Continue reading

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Historic Cutter Faces Auctioneer’s Hammer — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

USCGC Bramble By The Maritime Executive 2019-10-16 19:10:38 The vintage U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bramble has been arrested in Mobile, Alabama, for unpaid bills and will be auctioned on the steps of Mobile courthouse on November 6 . The vessel … Continue reading

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Missiles and More Museum, Topsail Island – North Carolina Thursdays October 17, 2019

This one almost fell in my lap. I was looking at Burgaw, North Carolina since I was at the top of North Carolina for last week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. The town name Burgaw stuck in my mind as unusual. … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2019

I saw today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 14, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates since October 9. New and Updated   UPDATED Jalisco, Mexico, Civil Registration Births, 1857-1948 10/14/2019 UPDATED Massachusetts, Boston Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Linda Black Elk provides education on local edible plants at workshop — Native American Journalists Association

Photos by Jaida Grey Eagle 237 more words via Linda Black Elk provides education on local edible plants at workshop — Native American Journalists Association.

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 October 2019

I saw this today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 October 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-14-october-2019/ This week, FamilySearch.org added over 1 million new, free, historical records from France Marriages (1546-1924), and another million records from Uruguay Passenger Lists (1888-1980.) Other countries include England, Sweden, Uruguay … Continue reading

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Dizzy Dean Rest Stop and Grave, Wiggins – Mississippi Mondays October 14, 2019

Updated to add cemetery links and remove some stuff I forgot to remove before it went live. This one took a while as I went through several counties and towns in those counties before settling on Dizzy Dean Rest Stop … Continue reading

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