The Lighter Side Of Genealogy (31)

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A letter from Ireland during some of the "Troubles"...

Hey all, Apparently this letter below is a fake, likely an old-fashioned variety of the "Nigerian Prince" emails, which somehow persisted o…

Started by Danno

1 Nov 4, 2013
Reply by Danno

Rules of Genealogy

1. Treat the brothers and sisters of your ancestor as equals. Even if some of them were in jail. 2. Death certificates are rarely filled in…

Started by Just M

1 Jun 28, 2013


8 GIFTS THAT DON'T COST A CENT ~ THE GIFT OF LISTENING ~ But you must REALLY listen. No interrupting, no daydreaming, no planning your resp…

Started by Just M

1 May 2, 2013

Beatitudes Of A Family Genealogist

Beatitudes Of A Family Genealogist Blessed are the great-grandmothers, who hoarded newspaper clippings and old letters, For they telll the…

Started by Just M

1 Mar 23, 2013

The Story Tellers.....

The Story Tellers..... We are the chosen. In each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones a…

Started by Just M

2 Mar 16, 2013
Reply by lyn22


Murphy's Law for Genealogists    The public ceremony in which your distinguished ancestor participated and at which the platform collapsed…

Started by Heidi

0 Jan 9, 2013

Your Name

  Your NameYou got from your fatherIt was all he had to giveSo it's yours to use and cherishfor as long as you live.If you lose the watch h…

Started by Just M

0 Jan 9, 2013

Top Ten Reasons Genealogy is Better than Sex

  Top Ten Reasons Genealogy is Better than Sex   10. No shame in doing it alone or with a group. 9. The magazines have better articles. 8.…

Started by Just M

1 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Kim

Gifts You Can Give Year Round

  Gifts You Can Give Year Round The Gift of Praise Appropriate mention, right in front of the other fellow, of superior qualities or of a j…

Started by Just M

0 Jan 1, 2013

Just Folks

     Just Folks      I am like him, so they say,     Who was dead before I came.     Cheeks and mouth and eyes of gray     Have been fashio…

Started by Just M

0 Dec 31, 2012


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