Friday, February 19, 2010

Family and Friends Newsletter Friday 19 February 2010

Not much accomplished this week except watching the Olympics and participating in the GeneaBloggers Games.



Most of my research was on Normans, and I’m not even sure some of them are related! (See my “Mystery Normans” posts.) Finished working on the Newton Leonard Norman family and have moved on to the Elijah Norman family.

Moore, Tarrant

For the GeneaBloggers Games I did a profile of Emily Tarrant Moore and a Google Maps depiction of the places in South Carolina where William Spencer Moore lived.


Read about the happy results of Becky Jamison’s Act of Genealogical Kindness at Grace and Glory.

Sara Beth at Lessons from My Ancestors shares a wonderful story about a painting in her parents’ house in “Sentimental Sunday: More Than an Old Man Praying.”

At Keeper of the Records, Joanne has written a wonderful story about pockets, her grandmother’s crewel work, and a wonderful surprise in “Threads of Time.”

Teresa Martin decides to track down the cast of characters reputed to have been involved in an outrageous crime in an 1891 newspaper article and finds … not what you might expect in “Murder, Newspapers, and Lies – Elliott County, Kentucky” on the Eastern Kentucky Genealogy blog.

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