How perilous was the Mayflower journey? How many people attended the first Thanksgiving? How many Americans are descended from the Pilgrims?
Thanksgiving by numbers: The Mayflower, the first ever holiday, and Pilgrim genealogy – Findmypast – Genealogy, Ancestry, History blog from Findmypast
Thanksgiving Ragamuffins: The forgotten creepy turkey-day tradition – Findmypast – Genealogy, Ancestry, History blog from Findmypast
This little known Thanksgiving tradition came before trick-or-treating and was all the rage in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.
Genealogy Jamboree Blog: FREE Webinar from SCGS: Debbie Miezsala, CG: The Curious Case of the Disappearing Dude Saturday December 5
Here’s a tip for you. I have five multi-drawer file cabinets packed with correspondence and genealogical notes gathered over the past 50 years. Keeping thi
It’s no secret that we love free genealogy sites here at Family History Daily. But, we have to admit, we also really like Ancestry.com. Next to FamilySearch.org, you’re not going to find a larger, more diverse genealogy website — and many of us are willing to pay their subscription fees for tha…
Thanks to a friend, I was introduced to this amazing website: Papers of the War Department. It is an ongoing project by the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University.
I’ve had a MyHeritage membership off and on for the past two years and earlier this summer the website revealed my previously unknown Union veteran ancestor! I was perusing my record matches and saw there was a newspaper article that popped up. What could it be? It turns out it was a clue which revealed my… Read more »
MyHeritage, including NewspaperArchives, is available on patron computers at Jackson County Genealogy Library in Medford, OR.
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