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Challenge Accepted: 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Challenge Accepted! I’m a member of several different genealogy groups on FaceBook.  You might not normally think of FaceBook for genealogy but it’s a great platform for communicating with other […]

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Tombstone Tuesday: Julius Ferdinand Altman

It’s time for Tombstone Tuesday again.  We aren’t straying far from last week’s spotlight.  Today we’re looking at my second great-grandfather, Julius Ferdinand Altman. Tombstone of Julius Ferdinand Altman Anselm Lutheran Cemetery in Anselm, Ransom, […]

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Genealogy Basics: Birth Certificates

Last week we talked a little bit about genealogy basics and how to get started.  In that post I touched on some different records available for genealogical use.  The next few posts are going to […]