I stumbled onto this lovely site that is extremely user friendly, and I imagine may be of interest to those with Texas roots:
Portal to Texas History
Through this site you can search for surnames and specific people, not only in newspapers, but in books and other collections. And it's free!
Added by Kate Steere on August 25, 2020 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Over the last few weeks, I have been poking at my brick walls as one does, and a few records have popped up, much to my surprise.
Still not much luck actually 'proving' W.A. Lavelle's parents, as I am still unable to locate him in the 1860 or 1870 census records. I have found him in theater cast lists in various newspapers which trace him through the 1870s and 1880s, I believe I found him on a Chicago directory living with his mother one year - cannot…
Added by Kate Steere on August 24, 2020 at 3:26pm — No Comments
Most people studying genealogy are looking for ancestors. A family tree of such ancestors is ascendant - it goes backward in time. Living Family Trees are descendant - they come forward in time. I have found it interesting to look at descendant family trees from great grandparents forward. Especially where teaching children is concerned, it is valuable to show relationships in current time.
Living Family Trees
Genealogy is a fascinating subject but first one must understand…Continue
Added by John Meng-Frecker on August 23, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments
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