Posts Tagged With: ancestors
There is a great genealogist down in Southwest Missouri named Dr. Bill Smith. Perhaps you have heard of him? If not, take a look at his genealogy articles on Examiner.com where he discusses the area’s genealogy resources, events, and more. No Missouri or Arkansas roots? Doesn’t matter! Dr. Bill talks about all sorts of genealogical […]
There is a new blog out about cemeteries and symbolism. Take a look at A Grave Interest. Tweet
I have the probate file for my great grandfather, John Holik. He died 8 April 1930 in Chicago. What hit me right off the bat was in his Will he stated “Estate dived into 6 (six) equal shares to be divided between 5 (five) children. 1/6 to go to Joseph Holik, Marie Holik, John Holik, […]
CaseFile Clues is something I heard about in the early fall of 2010. I sent an email through the website requesting the two free Sample Issues. I got them, briefly looked them over and filed them away to read later. Later never came and they are still sitting on my computer. When Michael asked if […]
Check out my new Genealogy for Kids blog. This site will contain tips on how to get children interested in their family history. Check back often as hands-on projects will be added and read some kid guest author posts.
Over the next few Thursdays I plan to share some probate findings for some of my relatives. Have you investigated probate records for your ancestors? You may discover interesting facts such as these: The funeral cost, items paid for, where it was held and where the ancestor was buried. A new relative found in the […]