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)) Genealogy Today, in cooperation with William Arnold O'Malley,
announced the availability of a History of a Family Bible: A Quest
for the Missing Link, which follows a search the author conducted
over a period years. This book is an effort to describe the names and
places over the past 315 years and try to connect early writings of
the diary to the present time."
)) Philip Westwood posted The Lincoln-Blair Affair: "What connects
the current British Prime Ministers family with Abraham Lincoln and
his crazed assasin John Wilkes Booth?"
)) Bob Brooke posted Reading Handwriting of the Past: "Handwriting,
as with language, changes over time, so what may have been common
practice years ago is no longer used."
)) Ruby Coleman posted Shouting About Ancestors: "While it is easier
to locate people on the Internet who have the same surname interests,
it is soon apparent that not everybody uses the Internet."
)) Deanna Corbeil posted Your Ancestors and Illness -- What Was it
Like?: "Getting sick a century or more ago could be a dangerous
thing. Learn what it might have been like for your ancestors to get
ill, and what kinds of treatments they may have had to endure."
)) Lisa Ritter Starr posted The Lifegiver's Festival: "A divine
little weekend that takes place in a quiet corner of the United
States each year. Most people have never heard of it and never will,
but for birthmothers of open adoptions, it is a heartening and
pampering experience to pursue as soon as possible."
)) E.B. Lapointe posted Canadian Census Records To Research: "Census-
taking was done sporadically in the following years in different
parts of the country. It was not until the first national census was
done in 1871, that a standard procedure was initiated."