A family genealogical connection to Chicago’s Soldier Field

One of my favorite lectures to present during seminars is “Your Anytime Library: Success in the Virtual Stacks.” It’s about finding digitized records, books, pamphlets, and periodicals while lounging in your own home. So much has been placed online that we get excited about it. The number of websites with such material is growing by […]

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National Tartan Day: my roots in Scotland

April 6th is National Tartan Day in the U.S. I have some proud Scottish ancestry. Among the names I find in my ancestry in Scotland areStuart: Strathdon, Aberdeen; Abroath, Angus; Grant: Strathdon, AberdeenLeighton/Lighton: Farnell, AngusNiddrie/Nedry: Farnell and Kinnell, AngusAllardice/Allardyce: Kinnell, AngusEdward/s: Brechin, Forfar, and Abroath, AngusCowie: Brechin and Forfar, Angus In the U.S. the Edward/s […]

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