Funeral Cards

An Under-Utilized Resource in Genealogy Nora Schmidt Widman Funeral Cards, Mourning Cards, Memorial Cards – whatever you call them - can be a helpful resource for your genealogy research. These cards are an often overlooked source of birth and death information for our ancestors. The history of funeral cards started in the Victorian Era. The … Continue reading Funeral Cards

Family on Find A Grave

Using Find A Grave to Fine Tune the Family Tree I have recently begun getting serious about the site Find A Grave. I have used Find A Grave as a source for several years and have at times been surprised by the details and photographs I have found on memorials there. My new passion for … Continue reading Family on Find A Grave