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Finding your Past · 2d ago

Online Irish Genealogical Websites

Although I blog frequently about German-American topics, I am also Irish! And this post is on five of my favorite FREE Irish websites for tracing my Irish roots. Irish genealogical research ...
Finding your Past · 2d ago

RootsTech 2018 Schedule

For anyone who is interested in the RootsTech 2018 genealogy conference, the schedule is now online. RootsTech 2018 will be held 28 February through 03 March in Salt Lake City. Now you can p...
Finding your Past · 3d ago

New Mount Ida Cemetery Project : GoFundMe Page

My friends in Troy, Alysia and Cameron have been working on restoring the New Mount Ida Cemetery, in Troy on Pinewoods Avenue for quiet a few years now. Numerous times they have held gravest...
Finding your Past · 3d ago

Friday Funny

Finding your Past · 3d ago

Throwback Thursday : Ambrotype

Recently I discovered what type of photograph a particular photo was. Now this photo was not really a photo as we know them today. For starters one of my grandfather's second cousins had a s...
Finding your Past · 4d ago

Annual Forest Park Cemetery Tour

According to the Facebook page for the Forest Park Cemetery, the annual walking tour of the cemetery will be held on Saturday, 21 October 2017 at 1:00 PM. The tour is presented by the Brunsw...
Finding your Past · 4d ago

Upcoming Talk on the History of the Albany Fire Department

An upcoming talk on the history of the Albany Fire Department will take place at the Albany Public Library on Washington Avenue. The presentation will be given by City Historian Tony Opalka....
Finding your Past · 5d ago

Wordless Wednesday : Hohenburg Coat of Arms

Hohenburg Coat of ArmsHomeland of one of my great great grandmothersKatharina Schuster
Finding your Past · 5d ago

Conference Keeper

A website that I came across recently is ConferenceKeeper.org. The web page has the most complete listing of genealogy conferences throughout the United States and other countries including ...
Finding your Past · 5d ago

Genealogical Records Restrictions in NYC

Bad news on the horizon. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is proposing a new rule that will restrict access to both birth and death records. If this rule is implemented ...