You Are Not Living Your Grandparents’ Lives

As you put together stories and points of interest about your ancestors, especially your grandparents and great grandparents, a good comparison to add were their daily life events that were very common for your ancestors to do that you today have no concept or experience in. It does help future generations see how life has […]

Are You Related To Nancy Wilson?

Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson was born on March 16, 1954, in San Francisco, California. She is the youngest of three sisters (Lynn, Ann, and Nancy), who grew up in southern California and Taiwan before their US Marine Corps father retired to the Seattle suburb of Bellevue. On February 9, 1964, when Wilson and her sister Ann […]

Profile of the Day: H.P. Lovecraft

On this day in 1937, writer H.P. Lovecraft died at the age of 46. Today, Lovecraft is remembered as one of the most significant writers of horror fiction. He was born Howard Phillips Lovecraft on August 20, 1890 in Providence, Rhode Island. When Lovecraft was 3, his father was committed to a psychiatric facility and remained there until his death in 1898. An only child, Lovecraft became an avid reader and developed a keen interest in science… Read the full story

Ontario, Canada – BMD

The newest databases to search from Ancestry.com is for Births-Marriages and Deaths in Ontario, Canada. With it being on the northern border with the United States, many individuals on both sides have been in the US and / or Canada, especially in Ontario. Using the subscript-fee site with three important area – births – marriages […]

Profile of the Day: Albert Einstein

Happy birthday, Albert Einstein! Today marks his 140th birthday of one of the most brilliant minds in history. Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, in the Kingdom of Württemberg in what was then the German Empire. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Munich where his father, Hermann Einstein and his uncle, Jakob, founded Elektrotechnische Fabrik J. Einstein & Cie, a company that manufactured electrical equipment based on direct current. In 1902, Einstein began working… Read the full story

The Shelborne Hotel has a Genealogy Butler

The Shelbourne hotel is located in Dublin, Ireland. It is a five-star luxury hotel, with everything you would expect it to have. In addition, it has a genealogy butler. Her name is Helen Kelly. Helen Kelly is one of Ireland’s leading accredited genealogists, and a member of Accredited Genealogists Ireland (formerly the Association of Professional […]