Category Archive: How To

Coosa River Project

William Patrick Lay & Alabama Power Company A story that I find in an old newspaper will often lead to another more interesting story. That is the case with the William Patrick Lay… Continue reading

How to Fix a Relationship

Don’t you just hate it when a relationship fails? I mean you work real hard to make everything work just right and then this happens. Oh, I’m sorry, my last blog was Kiss… Continue reading

How To find a missing person on census records

Where is Percy Green in 1940? Don’t you just hate it when you can’t find a family member on some census record when you “KNOW” the person has to be there? In my… Continue reading

Percy and Irene Greene (Green) 1974

Where is Percy Green in 1940? Don’t you just hate it when you can’t find a family member on some census record when you “KNOW” the person has to be there? I found… Continue reading

Quest – Sheriff Pat Baker Tree

In my last blog I wrote about Sheriff Pat Baker’s tree and how I came to find other trees for him but what I did not share, which I will do now is… Continue reading

Passport Applications

I found an obituary in the 1901 Dubuque Daily Telegraph , a  Dubuque, Iowa newspaper and in trying to find a family tree for John Marxer, I came across a passport application. I… Continue reading

How To Work with Google News Archive

Step by step lesson on how to work with the huge Google News Archive collection.

Eureka Moment – Joseph Banks 1930

Have you ever had that Eureka Moment which makes you stop dead in your tracks or makes you jump out of bed in the middle of the night? Well I just had one… Continue reading

Pets on a family tree?

Revised August 7, 2013 Wouldn’t you like to keep friends’ or pets’ information in the same place as your family tree? I told you in my last blog that I would give you… Continue reading