Alabama Genealogy Sites

by Susan Neikirk GAA Montgomery Alabama Did you know this about Alabama? Did you know that Alabama was the first state to declare Christmas a legal holiday, in 1836? The Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American flying unit in the U.S. military, were trained in Alabama. Alabama, which joined the union as the 22nd state in... Continue Reading →

Sites for Indiana Research

by Sue Neikirk Indiana and Ohio map 1819 Each state, and country, has its own quirks when researching our genealogy addiction. Searching in one state may be a simple computer click or phone call to a county seat to find granny and then you have others that are complete voids or a sharp "no" and... Continue Reading →

Finding Abraham Schmidt

by Karen Henninger Abraham Schmidt, FindAGrave Fun to Share...Seriously, who finds a virtually unknown, great, great grandfather's tombstone by sheer accident; stumbling upon it while photographing tombstones of the other branch of the family? Not to mention, a SMITH! I only recently found out that my great, great grandfather was Abraham Smith from my great,... Continue Reading →

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