I briefly learned about JustaJoy from Thomas MacEntee a few years back when he had the owner, Joy Shivar, on his weekly talk show. Though I thought the idea was cool it was not something I took the time to look into. While at the Ohio Genealogical Society Conference in 2014, I spent a few moments talking to Joy and […]
You’ve heard me say it before but I’ll say it again. I am amazed at the amount of information available to us in our genealogy research! Especially when fleshing out our Civil War ancestors. They left us quite a paper trail to follow. It’s there even after 150 years and with a little perseverance we can follow that trail. So here’s one more step on that path, using a really interesting site, as we continue to investigate the lives of our Civil War ancestors.
Genealogy is becoming more and more popular with young and old alike. Many companies offer services for discovering the records that show the relationships and events in your family’s history, however few focus solely on the part of our hobby that most people are drawn to: family stories. Saving Memories Forever is a new and exciting resource that helps us record these stories for our family. Their easy-to-use system helps us discover, preserve, and share these stories.
Recently IDG was asked to take a look at the website, Jewish Web Index and I jumped at the chance to learn more about the available information provided by the website owner, Ted Margulis. Mr. Margulis has spent twelve years developing an extensive resource that was originally meant for his own use, but was eventually made public.
The writing staff at The In-Depth Genealogist is excited about something…. Books! Have you written or published a book related to genealogy or family history? What about writing, history, or any related subject? We’d love to review it for you!
Have you heard about TWGPP? Do you know what it is? TWGPP is The War Graves Photographic Project, and their goal is to record, archive, and make available to the descendants images of the graves or memorial listings of every service casualty since the First World War. Like many of the other grave photograph sites, this is also […]