[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: Former 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 […]
[Editor’s note: Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee of High-Definition Genealogy shares his family’s own story of a World War II era veteran and a condolence certificate signed by President Harry Truman.] Several years ago, I came upon a variety of family photos and documents when cleaning out my mother’s house in New York. Many of these […]