Displaying posts published in

October 2005

DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour

If you are looking for something genealogy-related to listen to on your iPod or other MP3 playing device (or even something to burn to an audio CD for your car), you might give the DearMYRTLE’S Family History Hour a look (or rather a listen).

Mainers bow heads in honor of Revolutionary War solider.

Yet another cemetery-related story (wonder if the newspapers have been sitting on these, waiting for Halloween): In the Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Maine), Roxanne Moore Saucier has written an article, Mainers bow heads in honor of Revolutionary War soldier, about a group of people paying tribute to a veteran of the American Revolution.

History lies six feet under

Another cemetery-related article covering genealogists, this time from Heather Quinn, writing in The Daily Aztec, San Diego State University. Her article, History lies six feet under, covers cemeteries in the San Diego area

Graveyards help group dig up past

Terri Jo Ryan has an article in the Waco Tribune-Herald, Graveyards help group dig up past (gotta have puns, especially considering the today’s date), about another group working to record cemetery data, as well as preserve the cemeteries themselves

Lute Olson’s Hidden Identity

University of Arizona men’s basketball coach Lute Olson had his father’s family history revealed to him this week. Stephanie Innes (Arizona Daily Star – posted on MSNBC.com), writes about Olson’s background, and the genealogy work that was done on his behalf (as a total surprise to him).