Monthly Archives: December 2018

Blog Caroling – The Little Drummer Boy

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

  Posted today for Footnote Maven’s traditional blog caroling event, held every year at Christmas time by the genealogy blogging community. You can see her 2018 announcement here .   My first encounter with the carol, “The Little Drummer Boy,” occurred while I was in high school, with the release of the initial 1958 recording by the Harry Simeone Chorale. […]

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52 Ancestors: A Random Fact Happy Dance Story!

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Rita Gunther & Marguerite Gunther

I did the genealogy “happy dance” several times this week, and it all came about due to a random fact. Searching my Pennsylvania death certificates to select one for a blog post, I noticed that one of them listed the place of death as Fort Sam Houston, Bexar County, Texas. I had never noticed this before, and I wondered if […]

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