Genealogy Adventures

What’s in a name #1: abbreviations & nicknames

Abbreviated first names one of the things to get to grips with when searching online census,…

Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife, 1866 Feb.

The Library of Virginia has an extensive digital collection.  This is a collection of documents that…

Taking those first few steps

Every adventure begins with the first step.  I’d taken mine when I’d started tinkering around with…