[Editor’s note: Family history expert Thomas MacEntee ponders the evidence left behind about the hobbies and pastimes of our ancestors.] My nightmare as a genealogist: after I die, my family finds my research papers and files, dismisses them as “that genealogy junk” and summarily disposes of them—quickly and efficiently. Perhaps you’ve already done the same with […]
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[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 […]
[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 […]