genealogical research

Obituary: Caroline Louise Brown-West

Caroline Louise Brown West WINDSOR – Caroline Louise Brown-West, 56, of Windsor, died suddenly while sleeping at home on March 7, 2022. She was born March 16, 1965 in Portland, the daughter of Alice Ruth Tucci and the late Frederick…

Virginia Marie (Zodrow) Hickert-Almquist – Hays Daily News

Virginia Marie (Zodrow) Hickert-Almquist was born on December 17, 1928, six miles northwest of Selden, KS, on a farm known as Schnavice. His parents were Leo and Elizabeth (Kamphaus) Zodrow. She moved with her parents several times to Sheridan County…

Obituary: Elizabeth Nora Farrington – Lewiston Sun Journal

Elizabeth Nora Farrington FARMINGTON – Elizabeth Nora Farrington, 86, of Jay, died on Saturday February 12, 2022 at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and Living Center. She was born on February 19, 1935 in Rangeley, the daughter of Charles B. and Elizabeth…

A student helps the police solve a rape and murder in 1964

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — DNA and a 20-year-old genealogy expert helped state police identify the man who abducted, raped and murdered a young girl in a case that rocked a mining town in Pennsylvania nearly six decades ago, officials said…

Tech, Volunteers Help Solve 1964 Girl’s Rape, Murder: NPR

A poster of Marise Ann Chiverella is displayed with a vase of flowers and a soldier’s hat during a Pennsylvania State Police press conference in Hazleton, Pa., Thursday. Michael Rubinkam/AP hide caption toggle caption Michael Rubinkam/AP A poster of Marise…

James Paul Chapman – Dodge City Daily Globe

DODGE CITY-James Paul Chapman, 93, died Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Western Plains Medical Complex. He was born on July 25, 1928 in Butler, Oklahoma, the son of Paul and Nancy (Beeson) Chapman. James grew up in Barry County, Missouri….

The genealogical library of the history center, a hidden treasure

BROWNSTOWN – Margo Brewer always heard she had a relative who was in the John Dillinger gang. In 1924, Indianapolis native Dillinger robbed a grocery store and was arrested and imprisoned. He escaped and he and his gang headed to…

Genetic genealogy in the digital age

Sarah Wiener’s grave. Rabbi Jason Miller talks about his experience with ancestry.com and how he was able to identify relatives. SSeveral years ago, I was contacted by a representative of ancestry.com who offered me the option of submitting my DNA…

Genealogy: cluster research and identity assessment

Join us for two virtual talks by genealogist Emily Garber: “When It Takes a Village: Applying Cluster Research Techniques” and “Conflict Management: Evaluating Evidence of Identity”. Never miss the best stories and events! To have JewishBoston this week. “When it…

The best genealogy apps to connect to your roots

When we spend so much time online, we are bound to learn something by clicking and scrolling. Discover something new with Mashable’s I Learned It on the Internet series. We would be just a ferry ride away – how not…