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The Taylor’s Civil War was written by Lowell F. Volk. It is a great book that has the Civil Was as its background, but there is much more to the story line than the war.
Thoughts of my Day are occasional blogs I will write telling my thoughts and feelings for that day.
Kim Cattrall was featured recently on the show Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA). It was a very emotional episode which examined her family’s feelings as a result of a husband/father leaving a wife and three young daughters during the depression. He had moved about three hours away, remarried and raised another family never looking back and financially supporting his first family. As Kim Cattrall researched what happened to her missing grandfather, all the emotions that had been bottled up for many years began to resurface.
Lowcountry Africana has joined with Footnote.com to create a FREE interactive Slave Records Collection. They will be digitizing every surviving estate inventory for Colonial and Charleston, SC from 1732-1872, as well as selected bills of sale for the same period, in a free collection on Footnote. The names of more than 30,000 enslaved ancestors are preserved in these records. They will need many willing hands to index the records; they will need volunteers and that is where YOU can help!
Blogging has become a big part of internet writing for all topics of interest. Genealogy is no exception. A group has formed that centralizes a place for all genealogy bloggers to join and learn from. They have named this group,Geneabloggers.
Genealogical Societies have noticed a decline in their membership with the economy having most of us tightening our financial belts. Those in leadership positions are questioning what they as a society can do to promote their membership and make others feel their monies are well spent in joining their Society, whether they live nearby or out of state/country.