So The Legal Genealogist is on the road today...
Gone to Texas!
To the 2014 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in San Antonio, to be precise.
The city where my grea ...
98 years of National Parks
It is a most unprepossessing piece of legislation, the act that appears in volume 39 of the U.S. Statutes at Large.
It begins, mundanely, by noting that it was “enac ...
Richard Ivan Moore, 1939-2014
“Am I a keeper?” he asked.
The question came unexpectedly at the end of the visit where The Legal Genealogist had gotten to know members of the extended family ...
Only in our hearts
Thursday of this past week would have been her 116th birthday.
My grandmother, Opal E. Robertson, oldest of the four children of Jasper and Eula (Baird) Robertson, was born 2 ...
Pennsylvania's colonial inmates
So earlier this week The Legal Genealogist set off to explore the use of the term “inmate” in U.S. census records.
The blog post began: “When is an inmate n ...