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Genealogical Sight-seeing

Monday, July 31st, 2006

The first half of last week we took a brief trip to Chattanooga, TN. We stayed about a mile or so from the Chickamauga National Military Park and got to do a bit of looking there. My main interest in it was that several of my ancestors were in the 60th NC Infantry which was [...]

New Photos Section

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

I’ve added a new photos section which will go along with the “Families I’m researching” category. I hope to start uploading some pictures of some of the families I’ve worked on before too long and that category will be the place to find them. I’ll try to tag/label things fairly well, so that it can [...]

Webring headaches….

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

I don’t know maybe it’s nostalgia that keeps me liking the concept of webrings. Relevant sites linking to each other…. but it’s been a headache recently. I’ve been suspended/in and out of several rings for “failure to have the code” on the main page. Which, of course, is not true, I HAVE had the code [...]

If this is not the page you expected

Monday, January 16th, 2006

I’ve moved the old site archives and gathered everything under the domain. The old posts that might have been found from a search engine are linked to on the bar to the right in the area titled “Old site archives”. Unfortunately the search function for the new site does not include the old files. [...]

Old site archives

Monday, January 16th, 2006

I’ve finally gone through and done some clean up of the links and the old site archives. Previously, the old archives were at an address…. the archives are still available, see the links to the lower right hand side of the page, or visit for the old site entrance. I’ve also removed the [...]

“L” counties updated

Monday, August 8th, 2005

I’ve gone through and made an update in this second pass on the counties starting with the letter “L”. So, Lee, Lenoir and Lincoln Counties all have seen an update.

60th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima

Saturday, August 6th, 2005

This date marks the begin of the sudden collapse and surrender of Japan in World War II. On August 6, 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima Japan. Two days later, the U.S.S.R. declared war on Japan and invaded Japanese controlled Manchuria, then on August 9th another atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. Finally, [...]

Several More county updates

Friday, August 5th, 2005

I’m continuing to push on in the revision of county information. I think I’m in the downhill stretch…. Iredell, Jackson, Johnston, and Jones Counties all saw updates this afternoon. So you should be able to find a bit more detailed info now on their respective pages.

County updates

Thursday, August 4th, 2005

Counties starting with the letter “H” now have been updated. That means Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, and Hyde Counties all have more detailed information and links now.

Used Genealogy Book site

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005

Thanks again to he has found a place like ebay only for used genealogy books. Listing is free it says and they specialize in genealogy books and publications. Looks like a great resource.