AJ Jacobs made some headlines inside and outside of the genealogy community back in 2014-15 by setting out to have a Global Family Reunion. His mission is to connect everyone in the world to each other in one human family tree. He wrote a bit about it in a NY Times article. On WikiTree, you […]

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Take Care, Grandpa


LeRoy Arthur Thielke 16 November 1925 - 1 November 2015 Today we lost a wonderful, hard-working, funny man, my grandfather, LeRoy Thielke.…

Where in the World Am I?


I ran across a website the other day called GeoGuessr that is basically a game that drops you somewhere randomly in the…

A Different Time


There are a few things I learned while looking for deaths in hundreds of old newspapers from the late 1800s, besides that…