From a Library of Congress site of historical newspapers.
Will get me a chocolate bar.
Distant cousin Tod has launched a web site with information about this branch of my family. Or, am I a branch of his family? Either way, Lackey Branches might have some useful information for your western Pennsylvania or North Carolina genealogy project.
Are thirty-sixth cousins.
To Richard H., a third or fourth cousin of Shari and mine, who found my genealogy page and signed up.
In one of the earlier posts about the Genealogy Road Trip, I mentioned that I love City Directories. Here’s why. Census information is great, but it only comes out every 10 years. There’s also an embargo on it — I think it’s 75 years. The 1930 data was just recently released. City directories were the […]
Chicora, and a Big Find
Another Day, Another Graveyard
We’re getting a little punchy here. It was a beautiful day — sunny and a nice temperature — to walk up-and-down the rows in three different cemeteries looking for headstones that matched the names. We got a lot of exercise, but didn’t find too much of immediate use. Still, with views like this how can you complain?
In Search Of William J. Lackey
In the 1870s, some time after being discharged from the Union Army, the Lackey family lived along this road.