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Chit Chat Live: Noah Wyle and More   Recently updated !

On Chit Chat Live we discuss the latest episode of Who Do You Think You Are? with Noah Wyle. Noah’s story follows his confederate ancestor from Louisiana to Mississippi. Everyone certainly had a different opinion of this episode. Long Lost Family was a rough episode this week and the topic of familial rape is brought up. The topic is handled […]


Remembering Them All   Recently updated !

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. Any monies collected through these links are used for the upkeep of this site. Have you ever heard of Benjamin Austin Gollaher? Probably not. But without him, our world would look very different. See, Austin Gollaher did something early in his life that created such a ripple effect that would end up changing the […]


WDYTYA?: Noah Wyle   Recently updated !

This weeks episode of WDYTYA? features actor Noah Wyle. From TLC: Noah unravels the mystery of his mother’s family line, searching for answers to a lifelong question about his family’s participation in the Civil War. He discovers an ancestor who was catapulted into one of the bloodiest battles of the time, and whose life spiraled out of control from remarkable […]


An In-Depth Look at Scottish Death Records

Turning our attention to the Scottish death records, we will take an in-depth look at where we can find this information. Death records in Scotland are one of the more sparsely available record sets as there was no requirement to record a burial until the 16th century. As well, there were times throughout history when documenting the death was near […]


Chit Chat Live: Jennifer Grey and More   Recently updated !

On this weeks episode we discuss Jennifer Grey’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? Jennifer digs into her family history to learn more about her grandfather, Izzy, and what made him the man she remembers. We also take some time to discuss the Long Lost Family episode that focuses on the adoption of musician Mark Moss. Mark knew most […]


It’s All In How You Say It: Civil War Slang 1

An exciting find for any researcher is coming across a letter or diary written by an ancestor. Reading those words opens our twenty-first century eyes to life during that time. Or maybe the find wasn’t written by our relatives at all but by someone whose life and circumstances were so close to our ancestor’s that their writing could reflect our […]