New Themes on Genes and Memes - What do your genes say about your ancestors and who you are? What are the memes - cultural traits and ideas - of your ancestors and your life? (This is just one of several FREE classes being offered at the Greenville SC Family History Fair on March 22nd. Register today: http://greenvillefamilyhistoryfair.com/) #genealogy
Discovering historical records up close and personal Greenwood County Courthouse, Robin Foster 26 February 2014 I spent the first eight years of my move to South Carolina in Columbia researching in the archives, libraries, and getting to know cousins there. I have worked my way back to the 1800's in my resea...
Numismatics, Coin Collecting, Can Help Us Understand History "Thank you to Sarah Brooks ( Free People Search ) for this very insightful guest post about coin collecting. I have ancestors who were coin collectors, and this post has helped me to consider learning more." - Robin Numismatics is the study or collection ...
How finding the will led to a deed In Discovering Historical Records Up Close and Personal, I discussed finding the will of my great uncle, Lewis (sp) Johnson. After I left the Greenwood County Probate Records Office where I had discovered the will, I visited the Clerk of Court down the hal...
Marriage records for DeSoto County, Mississippi African Americans 1866-1933 My African American ancestors would have married in DeSoto County, Mississippi before 1900. Marriage records would not be found online for them yet, so I need to order the record on microfilm. Perhaps I will trace all my family from that time period in DeSo...
Thanks for helping to share information about hospital records, Diane. It is so encouraging to see your list of records in the NC Archives. I hope everyone is encouraged to dig deeper in other locations and share what they find.
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