Month: June 2022

LA County returns Bruce’s Beach to the Black family over 90 years after Manhattan Beach took it

The nation’s first apparent act of property-based reparations is complete – awaiting escrow. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday, June 28 to return two parcels of beachfront property to the Bruce family, more than 90…

Charles Richard “Rick” Wolfe 1947-2022 | Obituary

Charles Richard “Rick” Wolfe, Jr., 74, of Petrolia died Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Rick was born December 19, 1947, in Chanute, Kansas, the son of Charles Richard Sr. and Mable Irene (Kelly) Wolf. Rick grew up in Chanute and graduated…

Dig a little deeper into the military archives

When I’m working on my family tree, I can easily go down a “rabbit hole.” So, I made a conscious effort to stay focused. I identified one branch of the tree at a time and located the men and women…

genealogy resources in Upshur County – My Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON – Whether they now live near or far, many people call Buckhannon or Upshur County home. Given the fast-paced and ever-changing world we now live in, some of us have a renewed interest in looking back in time to…

Mary Jo Gibbons – Duluth News Tribune

Mary Josephine (Gagnon) Gibbons of Grand Rapids, MN passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Grand Itasca Hospital at the age of 85. Mary Jo was born on September 23, 1936, in Grafton, North…

93 years after being taken, the land of Bruce’s Beach in Southern California could be back with his family by the end of July

Two parcels of oceanfront property in Manhattan Beach could be back in the hands of his heritage heirs by the end of next month – 93 years after the original owners, who were black, had their property taken away from…

Michael Stephen “Steve” Peters, Sr. | Obituary

Michael Stephen “Steve” Peters, Sr. died at Johnson City Medical Center on June 19 after a brief illness. He was born in Hampton, TN on July 11, 1941. He grew up in TN and Mishawaka, IN. He served as a…

Genealogy Products and Services Market Size, Scope and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – The Genealogy Products and Services Market The research report examines the market in detail over the predicted period. The research is divided into sections, each of which includes analysis of market trends and changes. Drivers,…

Jeannine Catherine Call

Jeannine Catherine Call was born to Augustine and Catherine Depperschmidt on July 25, 1931 in Park, Kansas. Jeannine was the eldest of 4 children. Jeannie was a teacher early in her life in Wichita, Ks. where she met William D….

Senior Census Bureau Official to Address Genealogy Enthusiasts – June 21

Amelia Island Genealogical SocietySubmitted by Rob Portegies-ZwartProgram ChairJune 16, 2022 Sharon Tosi Lacey Chief Historian of the US Census Bureau. The Amelia Island Genealogical Society is proud to announce a very special program for its 7:00 p.m. meeting on Tuesday,…

Jenifer L. Gandee Barker | News, Sports, Jobs

Jenifer L. Gandee Barker Jenifer L. Gandee Barker, 45, of Spencer, WV, died at her home on June 14, 2022, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jenifer was born October 5, 1976 in Spencer,…

How to Locate Addresses for Invitations or Maps – Research Snipers

Lost contact with a relative or old friend and don’t have their current address? There are many ways to find a current address, from searching public records to using the people search. After choosing the design of the card or…

Library launches a “new chapter” | News, Sports, Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN – Emma Miles identified the origin of many of her ancestors in the south of England, although she did not have to cross the Atlantic Ocean to do so. “It’s amazing. I love the light and the…

Broomfield Genealogy Society Monthly Meeting Planned – Broomfield Enterprise

The Broomfield Genealogy Society’s program for June is “Use WikiTree – the world tree to research your ancestors!”, presented by Mags Gaulden on June 20 at 6:30 p.m. The presentation starts at 7 p.m. with an informal meeting starting at…

Book sale, BBQ, art installation, jazz night, latest food trucks, be an ally, and more

Above: Highlights for the next ten days include this Saturday’s Friends of the Library book sale and the final evening of the Rotary Food Truck Festival. (photos by Beth Melo) Here are the highlights of what’s going on around (or…

Friends Pay Tribute to the Late Sal Serio by Continuing His Genealogy Classes at the Jefferson Parish Library | Entertainment/Life

Friends are stepping up to pay tribute to the late Sal Serio, longtime curator of the Italian-American Research Center at the West Bank Regional Library, by continuing his summer genealogy series after his death on May 23. Serio ran a…

Columbia Library to Host Family Tree Guide Via Genealogy Service | Central Missouri News

COLUMBIA — Family history research is becoming increasingly innovative. “20 years ago, you had to spend a day researching just to find the census. But now it’s just a mouse click away, and you’re done right away,” said Tim Dollens,…

St. Charles Public Library to Resume Genealogy Program After Hours June 11 – Shaw Local

After a two-year hiatus, the St. Charles Public Library will resume genealogy hours from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday. New and experienced genealogists will have exclusive use of the library’s public documents and computers, giving them access to many of…

Finding hope, even in the wait: St. John’s new Lutheran pastor strives to stay ahead

By Carrina Stanton / For the Chronicle There is perhaps no better description of when Reverend Jim Odden came to St. John’s Lutheran, or of his attitude towards him, than what is inked directly on his skin. Pastor Jim, as…

Author explores European medieval times and genealogy in fantastic new book

“I created the Bonefairy game and wanted there to be a storyline to go with it,” Spiegel said. “The book explores the world of fantastical creatures in medieval European times and incorporates DNA and genealogy to create bewildering powers.” …

Immerse yourself in the fun with the Omaha Public Library’s Summer Reading Program | Lifestyles

Summer has arrived and it’s time for the Omaha Public Library’s annual summer reading program. From now until July 31, it’s all about reading for fun and (although reading is its own reward) for a chance to win some great…

Virtual genealogy program scheduled for June 18 at the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center – Canon City Daily Record

Join the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center for another intriguing and informative virtual genealogy program presented by Terri Meeks. They have found documents that they cannot fully read. Terri will offer tips to help analyze those chicken scratches….

Carolyn June Thomson Crabb | News, Sports, Jobs

Carolyn June Thomson Crabb, loving mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully in Orem on June 2, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 9, 1931 in her family home in Ephraim Utah…

Genealogy Center: monthly virtual programming

Learn from the genealogy center staff with their virtual education programs in November and discover tips to help you better connect with your family history. Mark your calendars and sign up for these virtual programs – • June 2 at…

Free Genealogy Event for Black Families

If you want to discover your family history, a free opportunity awaits you on June 4. The free “Find Your Family, Know Your Roots” genealogy event will take place from 1-4 p.m. at the Central Library Center for Black Literature…

California Reparations Task Force releases detailed report on the harms of slavery and racism in the United States; Propose specific remedies

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Federal and state governments, including California, have failed to protect black artists, culture makers, and media makers from discrimination and simultaneously promoted discriminatory narratives. Additionally, state governments commemorated the Confederacy as…