Sunday's Obituary: Mryta Gapen Finnegan

Merry Christmas!

Surname Saturday: Edward Dwyer Maloney

Merry Christmas Eve

Matrilineal Monday: Finding Clarinda Ockerman Awalt (1826-1897)

Surname Saturday: Morlan

Family Recipe Friday: Pecan Shorts

Treasure Chest Thursday: World War I Mementos

Wednesday's Child: Murder in Des Moines

Tuesday’s Tip: Family History Classes for 2011 in Colorado Springs

Getting Back in the Groove

Centennial of the Trans-Atlantic Cable from the Oct 1958 Palimpsest

Postcard Holiday Greetings & "Good Post Card Resolutions"

Great Article in NGS Quarterly about Nebraska Research!

1874 Grasshopper plague and the Clay County Fair

Quarrying in Iowa

"Shriners Invade Des Moines" Feb 1899 & The Iowa Corn Song

Oh dear! Early meat slaughtering plants in Iowa

A Glimpse of Iowa in 1823

Multiple Spellings Milburn - Millburn - Milbourn - Milbourne - Millbourn - etc

Countdown to the National Genealogy Society Conference...19 days til I leave!


Frustration with online family trees

Open mouth - insert foot (40 years later)

Lookup Tuesday! (or any day really!)

Spring (& Life) Cleaning; Passing on those Genealogy Books...

Full Steam Ahead! Preparing for the National Genealogy Society Conference at the end of April

Honoring the War Dead from The Great War? Or why I feel like I have "Genealogy ADD"!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! My Irish Heritage

Terminology in old newspapers

I love old news stories!

Sunday strollings through cemeteries

A Newspaper Gem