I arrived a few days early to research at the Family History Library before the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) began. I have been working on my personal “brick wall” ancestor pretty steady for a couple of months now.
Violet Esther Allen was born 113 years ago today on the farm that her grandparents obtained in the Oklahoma Land Run of 1893. I never met my husband’s paternal grandmother. She died twenty years before we were married. She was
Any source can contain information that is true, partially true, or false. Conflicts must be looked at carefully to determine which is correct. Corroborating information can lead to the truth. The case of James C. Cook, born ca. 1821, North
Today would have been my aunt and uncle’s 70th wedding anniversary. They were a unique couple—never having had children of their own, they lived differently than other people in my life when I was growing up. You know, white carpet,