The Big Power of Tiny DNA

By Nancy Gilbride Casey This article was originally published as a post on my blog, "Leaves on the Tree," on 28 March 2018, on Blogger. I had chills, I had tears in my eyes, and my laughter escaped into the room. After a long, hard year researching every possible angle, it all came down to... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Reasons to Write for GAA Magazine

By Ellen Anderson, Editor You've been thinking about submitting an article for GAA Magazine, but you haven't actually done it yet. Here are 10 reasons you should bite the bullet and hit send! You will be able to brag that you are a published author. It's an opportunity to share your research with a like-minded audience. Get... Continue Reading →

Craft Room: Quilted Wall Hanging

By Heather Denholm An original art work by Bleggy I am happy to share how I made my quilted wall hanging of our children’s direct line ancestors. The back ground has a story of its own. The back-ground strips are mostly material left over from making clothing for our children, school uniforms, sports clothes, summer pyjamas... Continue Reading →

Obits In Your Inbox

By Ellen Anderson This blog post was originally published on my blog, Andersonology, March 10, 2018. You can find the original post here: A few weeks ago I attended a fantastic webinar put on by the Guild of One Name Studies. If you haven’t heard about their free webinar series this year, I highly recommend signing up for... Continue Reading →

The Unknown Story of Elizabeth

By Diane Pusieski In the cemetery at St. Louis Catholic Church, there is a headstone of a little girl who is related to me.  I have never known of this young child as she died so early in life.  Her name is Elizabeth Kleczynski; she was born 12 May 1924 and died 17 May 1924. ... Continue Reading →

Twilight Zone

By Lynn Bensy So....... what's the likelihood of this?  My cousin, Connie, and I attended a hands-on Cemetery Preservation Workshop on "how to clean cemetery headstones" at The Old Brick Church (otherwise known as Old St. Luke's built in the 1600's) in Isle of Wight County, Va,.  This is the county from which Connie's entire family originated,... Continue Reading →

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