Simone Segouin

Simone Segouin was a participapant in the French Resistance against the Germans during World War II [1]. She was born October 3, 1925 in...

Memorial Day

We recall our lost Veterans on Memorial Day, though they shall be remembered every day. Thank you to our Veterans and their families,

AncestryDNA

The results are in! The best part is the specific areas of Finland. If you need help with DNA testing, or making use of your matches or...

Brown v. Board of Ed

This day today only sixty-seven years ago marked a landmark in American history: “May 17, 1954: In a major civil rights victory, the U.S....

On This Day

My great-grandfather, James Addison Austin was born today, May 7th, in 1896 in Rockport, Ohio County, Kentucky. He was the son of Addison...

Today in History

On May 2, 1670, Charles II of England provided the Hudson Bay Company with a charter permitting them to conduct fur trading with...

My Family Tree

This is one of my very few photos of my paternal great-grandparents, Nicola aka Nicholas (one of my namesakes) and Maria Savina (DiPaolo)...

Happy DNA DAY

Have you ever taken a DNA test? Has it solved a genealogical mystery for you? Broken down a brick wall? Tell us your story. If you are...

DNA DAY TOMORROW

Go to FamilySeach’s Facebook page for information on educational webinars on DNA to be held tomorrow in honor of DNA day. If you need...

My Grandfather

Here is my maternal grandfather as a mounted police officer in Essex County, New Jersey. Do you have ancestors in the police force or...

Denton Offutt

The other day, I wrote a post about Abraham Lincoln's assassination. I asked if anyone had a historical or genealogical connection to...