My father passed away in October. It’s taken me a while to write this. I started this two weeks after he’d passed with the intent to publish it much sooner; it’s just taken me this long to get my thoughts
This week I discovered what happened to the Leist girls following the death of their mother in 1916.
I find myself a wee bit nostalgic today. My hometown of Ashville, Ohio has held a large Fourth of July celebration since 1929 and I’ve been watching many classmates, family, and friends post pictures of the parades and the famous
One of the more outrageous family stories I share with my genealogy students is the double suicide of my 3rd great-grandparents, the Eccards, in 1915. I had used their tragic deaths as a way to illustrate how to be prepared