Carol Stetser

Chasing Bright Shiny Objects

September 13, 2019 I’ll admit that I’m easily distracted; the lure of bright shiny objects is almost irresistible. In my regular life, it sometimes means that it takes me a week to clean out a cupboard since I often find things I’d forgotten I had. Just recently, I found a […]

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Ancestry’s Yearbook Database

September 6, 2019 Last week Ancestry unveiled their updated yearbook database. While they’ve long had a decent-sized collection of yearbooks, they’ve added over 100,000 new books to the collection. That’s good news for those of us who love yearbooks for their genealogical value. It’s maybe not such good news for […]

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A Trip to FGS

August 30, 2019 Last week I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference in Washington, D.C. The week was filled with classes, chats with genealogists from all over the country and visits to a large exhibit hall. The days passed all too […]

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