Monthly Archives: March 2017

Accolades for Rebecca Koford, CG and “Are You My Grandpa? Men of the Same Name”

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Recently, I had the pleasure of attending Rebecca Koford’s webinar “Are You My Grandpa? Men of the Same Name” hosted and sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG). Rebecca reviews tactics for sorting our ancestors from other men or women of the same name in the same general time period and location. Several case studies show how these […]

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Heaven (Family Recipe Friday)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Photo of Heaven dessert

When I young my mother frequently made a dessert that she called “Heaven”. She may have made this recipe up or modified it from a fruit salad called Ambrosia. The addition of optional ingredients such as, mandarin oranges, coconut and chopped pecans turns this dessert into Ambrosia. The fact that she disliked coconut and mandarin oranges were difficult to get […]

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(Not So) Wordless Wednesday – Two Mysteries and a Cute Dog

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Side 1. Mary Fanibelle and her dog

I am using this theme to post my mystery photos in hopes that someday I’ll be able to solve them. Mary Fanibelle is not known to me—neither is her dog. Supposedly she sent this post card photo of herself to her cousin, my grandmother, Anna Bianchi Furlani. I have not been able to date this photo but think it may […]

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Society Saturday – The Resources of the McDaniel Library & Archives

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

The Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00 PM* features Andrea Briggs. Andrea is the Archivist & Special Collections Librarian at McDaniel College. She received her Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and is a proud alumna of McDaniel College. Andrea is thrilled to be able to give back […]

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Genealogy Mysteries 2017 – The Latest Discoveries

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

  On May 4, 2017, Steve Robinson is scheduled to release his latest Jefferson Tayte mystery, Dying Games. Although this is the sixth book in the Jefferson Tayte Genealogical Mystery series, it can be enjoyed as a stand-alone story. A murderer who leaves a family history chart at each crime scene and all the victims have a connection to Jefferson […]

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