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Fair days starting today

NARA’s virtual fair! It’s now. It’s today. And it’s terrific for genealogists, historians, anybody who wants to know more about what things were like long ago… and what the records say about those days. It’s the National...

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Divorce, New York style

Extreme Genes Episode 162 Every so often, a fellow genealogist will share with The Legal Genealogist a riveting story of family history — usually with a question attached. And it’s almost always the same question: can the law explain what in the world is...

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The first NM state code

A new state’s new laws New Mexico. The Land of Enchantment. A place of great mountains and red rock canyons and sweeping deserts and deep red sunsets. A place that became part of the United States with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848. That first hammered...

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Missing the keeper

Honoring cousin Dick The Legal Genealogist is in New Mexico today, to speak at the Wilson-Cobb History and Genealogy Library Annual Workshop in Roswell. It will be a great day of genealogy, covering everything from methodology to DNA testing. But the weekend overall...

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Fair days coming

NARA’s Virtual Fair Mark your calendar. Set your alarm. Fix the coffee pot to brew automagically to be ready. Plan to drop the kids at school, tell the boss you’re taking time off, leave the dog at the kennel, whatever you need to do to clear your decks. The...

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