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 […]
Last October, I received this email from Joe and I am posting this just as it was written. This great information, Joe , I thank you for sharing. All of these folks were from McDowell County. Attached you will find three pictures and some text for each as was provided to my by Jim Padgett […]
A link to the National Archives website with information on obtaining Veterans’ Service Records.
National Archives Publications to help you in your research!
I am very honored to have been asked to be the speaker here today; I must admit, though that it is a more than a little intimidating to speak to people who know you so well and who have known you for so long. This is definitely a “Homecoming” for me. As most of you […]
Historical Review by Mrs. Mary K. Burgin, December 28, 1975 I have fond memories of the Old Church and Sunday school. It was established in the late twenties. My Dad, Henry J. Knupp and stepmother Sally Solomon Knupp, attended this church until his death in 1935. Granny Sally, as we called her, was teacher of […]
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
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McDowell County Deeds listed in USGenWeb Archives Davis Deed of Convenyance of 1845 http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/mcdowell/mcdowelldeeds.html