Which Newspaper did your Ancestors Read? Or Breaking through Brick Walls with the Chicago Daily News

When we look at our ancestor’s lives through the filter of our modern view point, we genealogists often make faulty assumptions. For example, our modern mindset finds difficulty with the thought that a person born just a few generations ago might not have known his or her birth date or even birth year. In fact,…Read more »

Dear Gracious Readers

Admittedly, the art and science behind successful blogging is not something to which I have dedicated a great deal of my education. It is on my “to do list.”  Yet, even with the canyon-like gaps in my understanding on the subject, even I know that I have broken the cardinal rule of blogging by failing…Read more »