Have you ever looked at a Danish record or record index and wondered if the person […]
Genealogical research is fun for some people but for others it is more of a chore. […]
One of my clients has a keen interest in the educational level his ancestors achieved.  He […]
While very few American frontiersmen married a “Cherokee Princess”, thousands wed Native Americans before 1906. If […]
  by Johni Cerny Congress authorized three types of pensions for Revolutionary War veterans and their […]
by Johni Cerny Edward Bourne’s Questionnaire Edward Bourne, a member of Company K, 3rd Confederate Infantry, […]
by Johni Cerny Few records so rich with biographical and genealogical information have gone unnoticed more […]
  Abscess An Abcess forms when pus accumulates in a localized area of the body. An […]
by Johni Cerny, B.S., F.U.G.A While American colonists knew of the mountains looming less than 200 […]
  -C- c., ca. (abbreviation)about or around, from the Latin word circa. Cajun derivative of the word […]
  -A- abstract abbreviated transcription of a document or record that includes the date of the […]
-B- b. (abbreviation) born. B (abbreviation) black, indicating race. banns public announcement of an intended marriage, generally […]
  ANDREW J. HUFFMAN, farmer, Section 13, Township 18, Range 24, P. O. New Lancaster. Mr. […]
  A. A. KNIGHT, farmer, Section 36, Township 15, range 24, P. O. Louisburg, was born […]
  Declarations of Intention  say a lot about someone applying to become a naturalized citizen of the […]
Pierce Butler, a Major in the British Army, was born to an aristocratic Irish family on […]
Napoléon Bonaparte established the French Empire, also known as the Napoléonic Empire,  in 1804 and immediately installed […]
Alexander III became Tsar of Russia on March 13, 1881, the day Alexander II was assassinated […]
Back in the 1990s, I wanted to do a piece about the person who would be […]
Bobby Greenlease in 1953 The first series of newspaper articles that captured my interest as a […]