Tag Archives: Historical Society

Attending Funeral Today September 6, 2019

By the time this posts, the funeral will be over as it’s scheduled for 12 Noon and I can’t imagine it lasting 4 hours. I checked Find-A-Grave the other day and she had not been added as the obituaries did … Continue reading

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NGS and FGS Announce Intent to Merge August 21, 2019

I saw this earlier today – NGS and FGS Announce Intent to Merge August 21, 2019: https://fgs.org/ngs-and-fgs-announce-intent-to-merge/. In a historic move, the boards of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) and the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announced today their intent … Continue reading

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Positive Update on City Council Meeting – Gulfport History Museum August 7, 2019

I posted about the Gulfport, Florida City Council meeting that was to take place yesterday – Advocacy alert: Please speak in support of Gulfport (Florida) history at city council Tuesday night – Gulfport History Museum August 6, 2019. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Advocacy alert: Please speak in support of Gulfport (Florida) history at city council Tuesday night – Gulfport History Museum August 6, 2019

I have posted a few times about the Gulfport (Florida) History Museum. If you live in the area, you can attend the city council meeting. If you don’t live in the area, I included the e-mail contact information for the … Continue reading

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May Be a Bit Behind on Timely Posting This Week – July 24, 2019

Apologies for not posting this sooner. I am helping with VBS at church this week in the evenings until Friday. Yesterday, I helped a friend pick up their vehicle from the shop and it took much longer than expected. Plus, … Continue reading

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So, You’ve Found a Black Sheep in Your Family History… – FindMyPast

I saw this recently on FindMyPast – So, You’ve Found a Black Sheep in Your Family History… : https://blog.findmypast.com/black-sheep-in-your-family-history-2638563894.html. On the plus side, there may be a couple of lineage societies that you can join. I will post about the … Continue reading

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Gulfport (Florida) History Museum! Re-opens June 1, 2019

I talked about the Gulfport, Florida History/ Historical Society Museum – http://www.gulfporthistoricalsociety.org/ several times, starting with the Labor Day Fire 2018 – Gulfport (Florida) Historical Museum/Society Labor Day 2018 Fire. I received an e-mail yesterday announcing the re-opening on June 1, … Continue reading

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Sedgwick County, Kansas KSGenWeb Cemetery Lists – Tombstone Tuesdays May 14, 2019

I decided to go with a local U. S. GenWeb Cemetery list – Sedgwick County, Kansas KSGenWeb Cemetery Lists – Tombstone Tuesdays May 14, 2019: http://www.ksgenweb.org/sedgwick/cems.html. If you click on the red (or orange; looks reddish orange to me) cemetery … Continue reading

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Should You Join a Lineage Society?

Should you join a lineage society? There’s no easy answer as the costs to join most lineage societies include a lot more than the annual membership dues. I have belonged to several lineage societies over the years. Unless you count … Continue reading

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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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