More than fighting words
The indictment was returned in the fall term of court.
The time: October 1878.
The place: Mitchell County, North Carolina.
Henry Masters, foreman of the Grand Jur ...
Standing with Boston
Let this be a day of joy and accomplishment and, above all else, of peace in Boston.
How to begin with DNA testing
Reader Elizabeth and her half-brother share a mystery parent: a father who was absent from their lives and about whom they know next to nothing.
And when Elizabeth ...
Easter at the Farm
We were not, as a whole, a particularly religious family.
There is no tradition of revivals. No great awakenings. No soaring sermons that come to mind when The Legal Genealogi ...
Survival of records
It is rarely the case, even in the worst of records disasters, that all is lost.
Yes, the courthouse may have burned, but some records usually survived, and people often came ...