The State Archives of North Carolina website is a treasure chest of information. The site describes the State Archives, a part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources, as functioning to collect, preserve and make available for the public to use historical material. Searchable databases such as the Manuscript and Archives Records System (MARS catalog) […]
Amy Grisak, begins her article with a “WARNING” label! Sleep deprivation, walking through cemeteries and obsessive tendencies about scraps of paper when it comes to genealogical research. The article which appears in the 2013 Farmers’ Almanac is titled Digging up Roots – The INS and OUTS of creating your own family tree. You can read […]
Today is June 28th, 2013; I want to apologize to everyone for not posting in a long, long, long time. Life jumped out at me last Spring, May 2012 to be exact, when my eldest son got up the nerve to ask his wonderful girlfriend to marry him. That wedding took place the end of […]
National Archives Publications to help you in your research!
Great resources at the National Archives Genealogy Notes website. Such topics as African American History, Boxer Rebellion, Headstones, Immigration, Civil War, prison records and more. Read about the “The Rejection of Elizabeth Mason: The Case of a “Free Colored” Revolutionary Widow” or their blog filled with many stories rich with genealogy information. Prologue | Genealogy Notes.
Blacksheep Ancestors focuses on the prison, convict, execution, outlaws, insane asylum and pirate records. A very interesting site to reserach and learn about the historical court records. The site not only covers the United States, but Canada and the United Kingdom. BlackSheep Ancestors
As researchers we are always looking for information of possible resources. Well I have posted a link on the Resources and Links page to the McDowell County Public Library. The Library has a wealth of information for genealogy researchers. The Marion branch is the main library and houses the Abe Simmons Genealogy and North Carolina […]
New resource links have been added to the Resource Links Page
Check out a new link that has just been added to the History page of this website. Historic Carson House The rescue and preservation of the house is a heroic story that lead to the establishment of the Carson House Society, two groups – The Carson House Board of Directors and the Carson House Partners. Both […]