Thank you to Lynn McAlister for sharing her blog with us: Today in MacAlister History.
About the Blog:
The Scottish (& Irish) MacAlister clan has participated in historical events great and small since they originated as a branch of the Clan Donald in the 13th century. As as a relatively small clan, however, they have often been overlooked by historians. This blog attempts to remedy that by drawing attention to the parts played by members of this clan in history over [...]
Thanks to Kiki Corbin for sharing one of our first genealogy tidbits.
“I have traced my Corbin family back to the 1400’s after many years of research. I was only able to trace my Angelakis family back 4 generations, which also took many years. Now I’d like to know more about these people, what they did, why the women in England died so young, what they believed in… all the important things about them. None of the sites I used have any [...]
I was skimming through my Google Alerts late last night and came across a link with an intriguing title “Does anyone know what this artifact is? PLEASE HELP!?”
Of course, I couldn’t help but follow the link and found it was a plea from a student looking for some help with a history project their school is working on. The request for help identifying the artifact (you can see an full-size image of it here) had been posted three days earlier and, so far, no helpful [...]
Susan Mosey of Ancestry Binders was kind enough to share these wise words from her father for Wisdom Wednesday.
“My late father, Robert M. Wallin, wrote this out for me on a scrap of paper many years ago, and I’ve treasured it ever since (and tried to live by it).”
Do you have any special bits of wisdom from late family members or friends that you carry with you in life?