Category Archives: Just for Fun!

Obituary Offers Recollections of Long Time Railroad Man…

Birth, marriage and death dates. They may provide the framework for genealogists researching the lives of their ancestors, but what about those old obituaries? Ahhh……now that’s  where you’ll find the good stuff! Over the course of the last few years … Continue reading

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A First-Timer’s Take On Salt Lake City

Finally…my first visit to Salt Lake City. The new year was but 10 days old when I found myself in the air and on my way to a place I’d only heard about in genealogy circles, but knew I would  … Continue reading

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A Baby Boomer Genealogist-Mom Wraps up her Visit to Millennial Daughter in Washington, DC (Part 4)

The last in my series of a baby boomer-genealogist’s recent trip to DC: “Friendsgiving”,  “Little Libraries”, “Curb Alerts”,  & heading home Day 4:  Sunday  November 15 It was my last day in DC, but a full one, nonetheless. First order … Continue reading

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