Researching the James and Mary Brookshaw Family, part 1

James-Brookshire-family

A few months ago, I had to opportunity to look at The Brookshire Family by Glenna Brookshire Beck.  I got a lot of great information which I’m now validating.  My current focus is to look online for original records that are cited in The Brookshire Family or for other original records that support the information included. The book is […]

Looking for Southern Vital Records

These are some of my notes from the presentation “ ‘Wanted Dead or Alive!’ Looking for Southern Vital Records” that I attended at the 2010 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference.  The lecture was presented by Russell P. Baker.  This is not intended to be a transcript or even a synopsis of the lecture, but rather […]