Archive for the Connecting Relatives Category


Uniting families turns up an amazing story

I get great joy out of uniting families in my genealogical research.  The trail of research is sometimes unbelievable in the way that things come together.  I’m going to give you a brief run down of recent research I did that connected two half-sisters.  They didn’t even  know the other one existed before this.  One […]

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Gifts for those interested in their family heritage

I am letting you know about an interesting website which offers unique and fun items for those interested in their family ancestry or family heritage. There are many different gifts you can get for someone interested in their family history. John Lehman will help you get your family blazon researched and put on a mug, […]

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Don’t lose your family history

Don’t wait! If you have the slightest inkling, or if there is any possibility that you will want to investigate or know more about your family history and ancestors some day, take action now. I’m not kidding you. The number one regret I hear from family, friends and clients is that they wish they would […]

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Finding Lucy

Lucy Duglus/Duglass and Janie Cresswell Lamar   Photo, taken around 1851, with the writing on back of it

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Finding a Brother After 58 Years

She was born in 1955.  When her mother and father left the hospital after her delivery, they went home without her.  She had been given up for adoption. On the other side of town, a childless couple had been waiting for three years for a little girl.  At long last, here was a precious baby […]

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Ya never know where you’ll find a relative…

I was asked by a client to find out whatever happened to a cousin of his named Bud, who he had been very fond of.  No one had seen or heard of Bud since about 1940.  That sure perked up the ole ancestry detective in me, so I got to work. While doing my research, […]

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