When is the last time your immersed yourself in the history of a research locality? You might know the records well and have a basic understanding of the history and geography, but reading a full length book is an excellent way to bolster your genealogy knowledge. As a southern United States researcher I often come across land records that state something like "land obtained by the Creek Session of 1832." I had a vague understanding of the five civilized tribes removal from the states of North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, and Alabama in the 1830s but hadn't connected that to...
Kids Book Club - October “Always remember you are the son of two proud nations, whose roots are as sturdy and deep as this oak tree," a mother tells her son in Elan, Son of Two Peoples. In this captivating children's story, which is based on true events, reader's learn about a 13 year old boy coming of age through the traditions of two different cultures - the Jewish bar mitzvah and Acoma Pueblo manhood ceremony. This post contains affiliate links. If you click the link and make a purchase, we receive a small commission but it doesn't change the price of the item. Thanks for your support!...
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