Naming Patterns as an Aid to Research

By Nancy Crawford   Naming patterns can be a terrific aid to research. One example that springs readily to mind is the way naming patterns provided an essential clue to breaking down a former brick wall in my own research. I had always known that one of my great-great grandfather’s was named James Allison Ferry... 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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