Or Hirt, or Holzschuh, or Lackey, or Dink. If your last name is one of these, you might be interested in my new genealogy page. Other names that turn up are Anderson (if you have a Butler County, PA, connection) or Miller (on the east side of Cleveland). Take a …
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Birthday greetings to young Tim McGee, who turned 48 yesterday. Keep this up, and you’ll hit 50 before you know it.
I got back Saturday night from my trip to Ohio for my aunt’s funeral. Nobody likes funerals of course, nor the deaths of loved ones. But one of the things you learn while mourning a relative who has died is how many of them have not. So after a few …
Sad news, my aunt Sarah died this afternoon after a long illness. Sarah was the mother of our regular contributor Shari, and as warm and generous a person as you’d ever want to meet. Please take a moment to post a condolence, thanks.
Congrats to Claire, who got her license today.
The tree is up in the lobby here at tom-mcgee.com world headquarters in beautiful Maplewood. Oops, forgot the star. We’ll get to that soon. Let me share something I like about Christmas. Daughter No. 1 took it on herself to pick out a few ornaments and put them up in …
Travelling out to Ohio yesterday, I decided to do a little family history detective work. I took the kids on a side trip to Butler, PA, which is where my dad’s side of the family hails from. Using some info that my cousin Shari found, as well as some I tracked down on my own, I found this building, where my grandfather was born.
My cousin Shari posted this photo on an online genealogy board, one I’d never seen before. It’s a picture of my great-grandfather Benjamin McGee.