Starting Over

When her cancer reared it’s ugly head again last year, I quit blogging. Actually, I quit doing most everything. Now I sit at my keyboard… 2 months of grieving, 6 months as a hospice caregiver, 3 years of  holding her hand through chemo treatments, and a lifetime of sisterhood…. all of behind me, and  nothing… Read More Starting Over

WWI Postcards Mystery Solved

The postcards had been in Norma McGovern’s family for almost 100 years before their mystery was unlocked.  The writer, George Finlayson, sent them during WWI and they became family treasures from a man that was forgotten. Check out the story at The Evening Telegraph and find out how Norma discovered her family’s relationship to this… Read More WWI Postcards Mystery Solved

Henry Clemens Work ID Pin

This little beauty was spotted in a small showcase box in the “Old Town Store” in Corydon, Indiana. The clerk there was super sweet and unlocked the case and allowed me to photograph it for the site. Hopefully a  descendant will locate it here and drop her a thank you for her act of kindness!… Read More Henry Clemens Work ID Pin

The Old Town Store

I’ve been busy procrastinating today. Instead of running the scanner, I decided to take advantage of my time and hang with one of my sisters. We traveled out to Corydon, Indiana and found this sweet antique store. There were quality items everywhere,  but not much for us genealogists. There was an awesome clerk, though,  who… Read More The Old Town Store

Wilhoyte Scrapbook Completed!!

It’s finished and I am so happy, not only to know that it has been shared, but also that I can now move onto the next project! Check it out here at The Wilhoyte Scrapbook collection page!  

Edmond Woman Discovers Civil War Documents

Imagine opening a box, only to find a small personal collection of historical items belonging to a Pennsylvanian doctor who lived during the Civil War. That’s exactly what happened to Julie Mathis! Read more about this awesome discovery by clicking the link below! Edmond Woman Discovers Civil War Documents – News9.com –

A Philopena Present

This book of signatures was a philopena gift to Miss. Annie Morton from someone who simply signed ‘a friend’.  Inside are handwritten well wishes for Annie as she prepares to leave the area. I don’t know much more yet. This is my newest find I haven’t had time to do any research yet but I’m… Read More A Philopena Present

Wilhoyte Scrapbook Uploading!

Yay!! All scanning has been completed and uploads have began! It will take some time, but my goal is to get the entire set posted within the next few weeks. Look how far I have already gotten here at The Wilhoyte Scrapbook collection!

Rose Fox Nusz Colletion Additions!

Well, no clear answer yet about the copyright law as it pertains to the work I do here. While I continue to find a definitive answer I decided to go ahead and add a few things that I am not worried about copyright law affecting. Check it out here at the Rose Fox Nusz Collection page!

Wilhoyte Treasure Score!

Johnny, my fave antique dealer who I bragged on in another post, found me this awesome 1930’s scrapbook that features a bunch of photos and many of them labeled with identifying names! It came from an auction or sale in Prospect, Kentucky and a  bit of research has already found the named individuals on the… Read More Wilhoyte Treasure Score!