If you are conducting research in the Western, Maryland vicinity and in particular Frederick, be sure to visit the Historical Society of Frederick. According to their website the Society was founded in 1892 and later incorporated in 1911. The facility is well managed and the staff and … [Read More...]
I recently found this photo in an antique store. The names listed on the majorettes (L to R) are Betty Dawson, Lucille Hoffman, Becky Sixus (sp?) and Joann Boyer. If they are your family members and you would like the photo please let me know. … [Read More...]
I am delighted to report that the marriage certificate detailed in a previous post has found a home! We successfully tracked down a descendent who was thrilled to has to received the original marriage certificates complete with photo's. The family also shared a genealogical rundown as well. … [Read More...]
Some of you may have read the newspaper article that I posted regarding a little blue German book. It is with mixed emotions that I share it has safely made it back to family members in Germany. I only hope that the family enjoys book as much I did. … [Read More...]
This is my dad, Bernie Gardiner, in his senior yearbook. … [Read More...]
Since 1979 the Maryland State Archives has worked in conjunction with others to scan over 2 million pages of Maryland newspapers. The collection dates range from the 1700's to 2000 and is available mainly by microfilm. The following link will connect you to the MSA "Guide to Maryland … [Read More...]
- Woman’s research begins with old photo’s – Article from the FrederickNewsPost.com by Courtney Pomeroy
- Treasure Chest Thursday – The Discovery of a Lifetime
- Can anyone translate this for me? Assuming it is German?
- Madness Monday – Looking for descedants of Samuel Estill & Rosa Mills
- Happy Fourth of July!