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The German Empire and German Americans On this day in 1871 the Deutsches Reich, or German Empire, was proclaimed from a group of 26 disparate entities.… … Continue reading "The German Empire and German Americans"
Add Context to Your Ancestors’ Lives with Sanborn Maps Sanborn Maps are great tools whether you are new to genealogy or a professional researcher. The maps are essential if… … Continue reading "Add Context to Your Ancestors’ Lives with Sanborn Maps"
Richard Tolliver Southard: A Resilient Life For many years I have been drawn to the story of my third great uncle, Richard Tolliver Southard (1844-1934). His… … Continue reading "Richard Tolliver Southard: A Resilient Life"
Three Young Women, Gone Too Soon Several months ago, a friend from Florence, Missouri, asked if I knew about the deaths of three women in… … Continue reading "Three Young Women, Gone Too Soon"