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Archive for April, 2008

Taxes – Useful for Genealogy and Family History Research

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

The month of April has me thinking about taxes. It was the topic for the just released South Carolina Genealogy newsletter and I thought I’d give some general information here as well. Of course, most of us think first of the Federal Income tax. This dates back to the Civil War, when an income tax [...]

How to Get Started on your Family History – Interviewing Family

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

We’ve all seen great interviews, some people are just born questioners. They put their subject at ease, and make getting information look so easy. When you start out researching your family history, one of the first things you’ll need to do is to interview your family members to find out what they know and remember [...]

Olivia Raney Local History Library

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

If you’ve got a trip to the Wake County area planned (Raleigh), you might want to include the Olivia Raney Local History Library in your trip. From their site… “The mission of the Olivia Raney Library Branch of the Wake County Public Libraries (WCPL) is to collect and preserve materials that tell the story of [...]

Thomas Wolfe Memorial – Old Kentucky Home Boarding House

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

In August of 1998 Asheville awoke to a sad morning with the news of the burning of the Old Kentucky Home that was the Thomas Wolfe Memorial in downtown. The fire was ruled an arson and extensively damaged the building and furnishings. The arsonist was never caught as I recall, however the building was restored [...]

North Carolina Tar Heels | Tarheels

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Okay, out of the box I’ll tell you yes, I’m a big UNC fan. This post is inspired by their upcoming Final Four appearance for the Men’s team and possibly the Women’s team as well. (As I write this, the Women’s team is one game away from the final four.) But this post isn’t as [...]