Category Archives: History

New and exclusive Scottish records now online – FindMyPast Fridays November 27, 2020

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount. Here’s the direct link – New and exclusive Scottish records now online:  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/scottish-monumental-inscriptions https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/unique-wartime-records Niall Cullen 27 November … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 23, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 23 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 19, 2020. New and Updated   New and Updated UPDATED Albemarle County, Virginia … Continue reading

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The Baby Boomer Generation—Birth Years, Characteristics, and History – FamilySearch November 25, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch yesterday – The Baby Boomer Generation—Birth Years, Characteristics, and History: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/baby-boomer-generation-characteristics/. Article is longer, but here are some details. One of the advantages or disadvantages of taking business courses at several colleges at the same … Continue reading

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What Did the Pilgrims and Native Americans Eat at the First Thanksgiving? – FamilySearch November 23, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – What Did the Pilgrims and Native Americans Eat at the First Thanksgiving?: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/what-did-the-pilgrims-eat-first-thanksgiving/. Article is much longer, but here are some details. November 23, 2020 by David Nielsen Every year in November, many people … Continue reading

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Free Printable Family Tree Templates and Online Family Tree Ideas – FamilySearch November 24, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Free Printable Family Tree Templates and Online Family Tree Ideas: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/family-tree-templates-family-tree-maker/. Article is longer, but here are some details. November 24, 2020 by Jessica Grimaud   Want to display your family story in a fun, … Continue reading

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Coast Guard – Featured Vlogger of the Week – November 25, 2020

I chose Coast Guard: https://www.youtube.com/user/USCGImagery as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week. They have 37.4K subscribers, 1.8K videos.  Joined Feb 11, 2007, 23,816,872 views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/c/USCGImagery/about Social Media: Official website: https://coastguard.dodlive.mil/ Compass: http://www.compass.coastguard.blog Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UScoastguard Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/coast_guard/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/uscoastguard/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/uscg Videos I re-blogged: … Continue reading

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Haskell County Museum and Historical Society, Sublette – Kansas Tuesdays November 24, 2020

I decided to focus on Haskell County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. The Haskell County Historical Museum and Historical Society http://www.haskellcountymuseum.com/ is in Sublette, Kansas. It may have restrictions due to COVID-19. You may be able to still … Continue reading

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Camp Van Dorn World War II Museum, Centreville – Mississippi Mondays November 23, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to look around Centreville in Wilkinson County to see what was in the area. I chose the Camp Van Dorn World War II Museum – http://www.vandorn.org/. As usual, check with them before visiting … Continue reading

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This amazing project captures the realities of war throughout US history – FindMyPast November 20, 2020

  Here’s the direct link – This amazing project captures the realities of war throughout US history: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/family-records/veteran-stories. Much longer article, but here’s a synopsis. It covers from World War I to Iraq War (2003 – 2011).   The Findmypast team … Continue reading

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Norwegian Genealogical Societies and Other Resources for Norwegian Genealogy Research – FamilySearch November 18, 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Norwegian Genealogical Societies and Other Resources for Norwegian Genealogy Research: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/resources-norwegian-genealogy-research/. Article is longer, but here are some details. If you have Norwegian ancestry, worth checking out. Also, check out my earlier post … Continue reading

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