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Who was he? Reflections on Memorial Day

Who was he?  Reflections on Memorial Day Monday May 30’th is Memorial Day.  Growing up we still called it Decoration Day.  For many people it’s just a long weekend, an…

The Life of a Soldier

The Life of a Soldier With the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War I’ve been thinking about many in my family tree that served during the Civil…

Spending time in the cemetery

It seems that recently I have been doing a lot of work with cemetery transcriptions and tombstone photos.  I think I’ve always had a fascination with cemeteries.  It must have…

28 February 2009 Update

Hi all,  A number of new additions have been made over the past couple of weeks. Martha and Terry teamed up to enter marriage records for these five churches: 1.…

15 January 2009 PA-Roots Update

Hi all, A lot of work has been going on recently making new resources available.  Mona has provided tombstone photographs from the following cemeteries: Fairview – Wrightsville, PA (Lancaster Co.)Machpelah…

5 January 2009 Update

Hi all, Was busy over the weekend transcribing cemeteries from a volume of William Henry Egle’s “Notes and Queries”.  They include: Warrington Friends Graveyard, York County Hanna’s Graveyard, Cumberland County…

31 December 2008 Update – Happy New Year

Hi all and Happy New Year! it’s been a busy past two weeks or so.  The”elves” have been busy posting lots of new stuff.  Carol finished abstracting and posting the…

17 December 2008 Updated

Hi all, It’s been a busy 10 days since our last update.  The following has recently been added. Photos of the tombstones found at the Shippinville Methodist Cemetery in Shippinville,…

6 December 2008 – Update

We’ve recently received a transcription of the History of Warren County by J.S. Schenck & W.S. Rann which was published in 1887.  The book has been formatted and has all…

5 December 2008 – Update

We’ve been busy adding new stuff recently that you’ll want to check out!   Amityville Lutheran Church, Berks County Newman Cemetery, Susquehanna County Over in our Photo Gallery we’ve posted…