Spotlight Stories: Brickwalls

In this column we ask our members to share brief stories related to a specific topic each week. For this issue we asked our readers to share their brickwall ancestors. Next Issue: What's in a name? What is the most interesting or unusual name you have found in your family tree? Maybe you have a name... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Stories: Love

In this column we ask our members to share brief stories related to a specific topic each week. For this issue we asked for stories of love and romance among their ancestors. Next Issue: Brickwalls are always frustrating! Give us a quick overview of your most difficult brickwall ancestor in 250 words or less. This... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Stories: Say Cheese!

In this column we ask our members to share brief stories related to a specific topic each week. For this issue we asked for old photographs, either the oldest photo in the author's collection or the oldest ancestor they have a photograph of. Next Week: With Valentine's Day coming up we want some stories about... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Stories

Your friendly editor wasn't around this week to nag everyone for submissions, so there is no new column this week. But no problem! To celebrate the newest addition to the GAA Facebook Group Family, the GAA Dark Room, next week's column will be about photographs! To contribute, send us either... the OLDEST family photo you... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Stories: The Holidays!

In this column we ask our members to share brief stories related to a specific topic each week. For this issue we asked for stories about celebrating winter holidays: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, winter solstice, or anything else your family might celebrate this time of year! Next Week: Would you like to contribute to the next issue?... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Stories: Thanksgiving

In this column we ask our members to share brief stories related to a specific topic each week. Since American's celebrated Thanksgiving on November 23rd this year we have gathered a selection of Thanksgiving memories from readers. Next Week: Would you like to contribute to the next issue? Send a picture and up to 250 words... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Stories: Veteran’s Day

In this new column for GAA we ask our members to share brief stories related to a specific topic each week. In honor of Veterans' Day on November 11th's we have collected stories about veterans and researching them. Next Week: Would you like to contribute to the next issue? Send a picture and up to... Continue Reading →

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