Tombstone Tuesday

This week I’ve adapted a Geneablogger prompt and gathered cemetery pictures that are not individual markers. They are bigger views. I have an affinity for cemeteries. And I know I’m not alone in that among the genealogically bent. When I’m visitin…

This week I’ve adapted a Geneablogger prompt and gathered cemetery pictures that are not individual markers.  They are bigger views.  I have an affinity for cemeteries. And I know I’m not alone in that among the genealogically bent. Continue reading “Tombstone Tuesday”

(Loose) Paper Chase

Typically, genealogists seek out loose papers associated with known legal cases – for the rich details they may contain. In this instance, the trail runs the other way – a random loose paper pointed to a fascinating case and offered a slavery law …

Typically, genealogists seek out loose papers associated with known legal cases – for the rich details they may contain.  In this instance, the trail runs the other way – a random loose paper pointed to a fascinating case and offered a slavery law mini-tutorial, to boot. Continue reading “(Loose) Paper Chase”

Treasure Hunt – Using the WPA/HRS Index [updated 22 October 2013]

In my last post titled “Even More Riches – Even More Local”, I described how document descriptions at the Baltimore City Archives are being entered into the Guide to Government Records at the Maryland State Archives website. But how can genealogis…

In my last post titled “Even More Riches, Even More Local“, I described how document descriptions at the Baltimore City Archives are being entered into the Guide to Government Records at the Maryland State Archives website.  But how can genealogists uncover their own riches? Continue reading “Treasure Hunt – Using the WPA/HRS Index [updated 22 October 2013]”