We have a situation. We need to find our people…
Welcome! This forum is a safe place for genealogy discussion and sharing. My name is Barbie and I have been actively been researching my family history for over fifteen years. Along the way, I have been fortunate to learn some really amazing things using digital resources and people connections. It’s also been wonderful to help others find information on their families.
Let’s continue the search and find.
- Historical Record—The Carter: Charles S. Carter, Black Tailor in Twentieth Century VirginiaA certain gentleman tailor by the name of Charles Samuel Carter has interested me for a number of years. I happened across Mr. Carter while researching my… Read more “Historical Record—The Carter: Charles S. Carter, Black Tailor in Twentieth Century Virginia”
- 2022 Update: Jamaica and GenealogyPreviously, I did an update on my search to learn more about the many and mysterious Jamaican profiles that appear within my DNA relative matches. In rechecking… Read more “2022 Update: Jamaica and Genealogy”
- Rum Runnin’ in the USA | John W. HoxeyHow did I get here? While searching for details on the life of John W. Hoxey (1866-1956), husband of my third great-grandmother, Josephine Turner Hoxey (1864-1938), I… Read more “Rum Runnin’ in the USA | John W. Hoxey”
- Thanks for the Rapid Response!Ah, the perils of messaging on Ancestry.com or elsewhere in our genealogical journey. The fact of the matter is that for whatever reason, the notification system on… Read more “Thanks for the Rapid Response!”
- Historical Newspapers: Mr. Samuel H. Harrison, Jr. | 1917For this topic, let’s pore over the details included in the 1917 funeral announcement of my ancestor, Samuel H. Harrison, Jr. Samuel H. Harrison, Jr., my maternal… Read more “Historical Newspapers: Mr. Samuel H. Harrison, Jr. | 1917”
- 1893 Virginia Baptist State Convention Historical Newspaper Article and RecordsVIRGINIA BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION, AT HAMPTON, VA., MAY, 1893. LEADING DIVINES. ———— THE VIRGINIA BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION ———— Spiller Academy-Some of the Personsin the Picture – Leading… Read more “1893 Virginia Baptist State Convention Historical Newspaper Article and Records”
- Aunt Sallie’s 1896 FashionAs we learn about our family history and review the records, photos, and circumstances surrounding their lives, it’s always interesting to learn more about related subjects. For… Read more “Aunt Sallie’s 1896 Fashion”