Today’s Links

Here are some helpful links that I've used in the past. Zeeuws Archief - From their site, "The Zeeuws Archief [Zeeland Archives] is the principal archive for Zeeland, the most southwesterly province of The Netherlands, and for the municipalities of Middelburg and Veere. The Zeeuws Archief, the … [Read more...]

A little history

I'm not sure when it happened, sometime between college and now. Throughout school, from elementary through college, I really didn't like history. I'd shuffle through it, learning enough to get by, but it really didn't do anything for me. Even in college, when I needed to take US History or Western … [Read more...]

Family Tree Back Up

The family tree area of the site may temporarily be down this afternoon while I install a more robust system (from what I hear.) Stay tuned. The family tree is back up. I installed some new software called The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding. It's a bit of a long name, but it works … [Read more...]

US Gen Web

If you're stuck on an ancestor, try checking out the USGenWeb sites. I have found some very helpful information using these sites along with my other normal sites. Most of the time, they can give you very helpful information on a certain county. Some sites have tons of information available, and … [Read more...]

Wiki?

I setup a wiki-based area of my genealogy site that I can use to store all of the miscellaneous information from my tree. Tidbits, letters, information, etc. The first thing I posted is a letter that my great-great uncle, Edwin Corrigan, had wrote to some other family members. Sadly, Edwin died just … [Read more...]

It bites back..

It's about time something like this happened. The world needs less of these jerks. I remember when I was a kid, we used to sled down a hill in our local cemetery. It had no headstones on it, it was an empty hill. But, there were always knocked down headstones and stories about kids who used to do … [Read more...]

Escape from Wisconsin

There is an interesting story about my great-great-great grandfather that was told to me by my grandmother. Charles Van Price was born in the mid 1800s. He came to the U.S. in 1874, and went to Dousman, Wisconsin. He worked for Mr. Dousman, later moved to Little Chute, Wisconsin, then to Phlox, … [Read more...]

Today’s Links

Here are some interesting links for today: Who Do You Think You Are? - The BBC's section on family history and genealogy. History Detective, DIY - History Detectives give you some tips on how to research your own genealogy. African American Lives - An interesting 4-hour series on genetics … [Read more...]