October 31, 2014

How Sharing Photos On Ancestry Can Be Successful Cousin Bait

Jefferson Davis and Emma King Morrison

Quite some time ago I posted a photo of the grave of my 4th Great Grandfather John Holmes to Ancestry and attached it to his profile. I usually try to note who has given me a picture, but right this […]

1917 Ethel Mae and Lillie Mae Vitatoe Yates Die From Burns In Fireplace Accident

Walter, Lillie & Ethel Mayfix

It’s always serendipitous how new family information comes to light in the most innocent of ways. A few days ago I received a message from “Louise” through the FindAGrave site. Louise had asked me to change a Yates grave location […]

Ancestry Offers Labor Day Weekend Free Access To Immigration And Travel Records

Have you ever wondered if your ancestors traveled back to their home country, or went on vacation to tropical climes? Maybe you haven’t had the chance to investigate when or where your ancestor immigrated to the United States. This weekend […]

Using Shoebox From Ancestry For The First Time

Shoebox from Ancestry

Today was the first day I had used the mobile app Shoebox from Ancestry. Admittedly, my photo taking and quality are not the best, but I think you can get a good idea of the ability of the application to […]

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