My Abe Lincoln Connection

By Kathryn Knudsen In the many documents I inherited from my father's vast collection of genealogy research I found a letter written by my great-great-grandfather Artemas Brooks Woodworth to his grandchildren, one of whom was my grandmother, Catharine Woodworth.  The letter outlined a connection between his brother and Abraham Lincoln!  Upon this discovery, of course, I had... 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 →

Finding Catherine: Part 1

By Nancy Gilbride Casey Updated with corrections 1/12/2018 Every family has a few stubborn genealogical brick walls which seem insurmountable. Months and years of research may come and go with no resolution. In our family’s case, my cousin Tom and I were picking up where our Aunt Margaret had left off years ago–back in the... Continue Reading →

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