[Editor’s note: Flip-Pal team member Walt Grady shares a photo of his father, James F. Grady, USN and the story behind the image.] My father, James F. Grady is shown in the image with his parents, James F. Grady and Margaret V. Grady, dated about 1942. Dad was first generation Irish American and he enlisted […]
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[Editor’s note: Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee discusses how you can memorialize the people who died while serving the country’s armed forces.] “When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?” (—George Canning) represents the sentiments of many when it comes to honoring those who gave their lives in military service. We often feel a duty not […]
[Editor’s note: Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee looks back at the various occupations of our ancestors and how work records can assist family history research.] Do you know what a farrier is? Until I started researching my own family history, I had no idea (it is someone who specializes in hoof care for horses, including horseshoes). Work […]