Happy New Year and Additions for 2014

Happy New Year! I hope this is the year that you find that elusive ancestor. You are probably asking what I am going to be adding the GenWeb of Monroe County this year. I’m only guessing but I think I will try to add more marriages from The Daily Record and also marriages & deaths …

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Boxing & Kwanzaa

Christmas is over except for returning presents that don’t fit or aren’t right for you. But the holidays aren’t over… Today is Boxing Day in Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand and other former British colonies. Although there are various theories as to how the day got named, it usually is thought that it was the …

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Advent Calender – Christmas Tree

There is blog called GeneaBloggers that suggests topics for us genealogy bloggers. They are having a kind of  “Advent Calender” for the Christmas season. The first suggestion asks if we had a real or artificial Christmas trees.  We had real trees and for a good reason. From the early 1950s to the mid 1960s my …

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