Recap for September 3, 2013
We hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! Here’s your weekly genealogy round-up to get the new week started.
The Genealogy Sphere
- Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You (Slumberwise.com) – An interesting article about your ancestors’ sleep patterns
- American Woodmen – A Black Benevolent Society (My Ancestor’s Name blog) – Learn about the African American fraternal society The American Woodmen. Were your ancestors involved in fraternal societies?
- Harold and Ruth Knapke, Married 65 Years, Die 11 Hours Apart (ABC News) – A story of true love; devoted couple of 65 years die only hours apart
- Lost dog tag soon to be reunited with digger’s grandson (ABC News Australia) – The family of a World War I digger may soon be reunited with his dog tag that was lost in a French paddock
- From a secret barrel, a family’s forgotten Civil War history (Omaha.com) – A man unearths his father’s Civil War secret
- A secret sperm donor service in post-first world war London (The Spectator) – The strange tale of how 500 women were helped to conceive after the first world war
- Monday Recap for August 26, 2013 - Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Oliver Winchester - Have you heard of the supposedly haunted Winchester Mystery House? Learn more about Oliver Winchester’s family
- 50 Years Later: Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Dream – We remember Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his “I Have a Dream” speech