- Didja ever have one of those days (months, years)?
- Searching for Cotchetts in Charleston, South Carolina
- How can census records help in research? A case study: the obituary of Lorraine Loveless of Centerville, Tennessee
- The Last Will and Testament of John Walker of Rutherford County, North Carolina, 1820
- Rutherford County, North Carolina marriage bond, 1803
Category Archives: What’s My Niche, Anyway?
One of the things about being unemployed/retired (or whatever you want to call it) that has always surprised me to hear people say is that they are much busier than when they had a day job. That is beginning to … Continue reading
It is Friday, a chilly and sunny morning here in the SC Lowcountry. And, glory be, all the new floors are down and the furniture is being moved back in as I type this message. Boxes that were packed up … Continue reading
Good morning! I’m sharing a cuppa coffee [_]7 with you this morning as I await the arrival of the ice/snow that is forecast for later today in the SC Lowcountry. It’s chilly outside, and the temp is dropping. The weatherpeople … Continue reading
Well, it has been one of those mornings. My Seagate external drive that was being used to back up all our computers has now malfunctioned. I have an extra one, thank heavens, but now I have to re-do the settings … Continue reading
Good morning, all! Hope everyone is doing well on this MLK Birthday celebration day. If you’re off work for the holiday, congratulations. If you still have to work, my sympathies go out to you 🙂 I attended the monthly meeting … Continue reading
Today I continue to transcribe some land transactions from Lancaster County (formerly a part of now-defunct Craven County), South Carolina dated in the 1770s and 1780s. They involve the “lease and release” of a parcel of land originally granted to … Continue reading
Join me in remembering the veterans we all have in our family tree on this day which is set aside for doing that very thing. As imperfect as we think our country might be, our ancestors fought for the freedoms … Continue reading
Well, today is the day. My last day as a medical researcher at the Medical University of South Carolina. Tomorrow I start full-time into genealogical research. Here’s hoping I have new and interesting stories to discover for clients. I’m looking … Continue reading
Well, folks, I’m not sure if it qualifies as me being “published”, but I just got my latest issue (Vol XL, Number 3, August 2012) of the “Bulletin of the Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County” today. On the last … Continue reading