About six months ago, all of Saunders County’s deeds, marriage, probate and other records were made available online via familysearch.org.1 It’s a monstrous collection containing over 1,600 books and files of images. I was able to use the deed indexes and deed books to finally sort through how my great-great-grandfather Christian Pearson distributed his land […]
Continuing the 52 Weeks project, week 7’s theme is “Unusual Source.” Not all of our genealogy discoveries come in the “regular” sources like vital records and the census. What is a discovery that you’ve made using an unusual source?
More Olson cousins!
One of my most excellent genealogical adventures has been connecting my P.W. Pearson family to Eulie Olson and his descendants. I was reviewing recent DNA matches on Ancestry and came across another set of cousins – descended from an aunt of both P.W. and Eulie. First, let’s get our bearings. Here we see a chart […]
Dick and Lydia’s final years
Dick and Lydia lived on a ranch in Encampment, Wyoming from the early 1930’s until their deaths in 1959.
Dick and Lydia in Encampment
A few weeks ago, I sent an email inquiry to the Grand Encampment Museum to inquire whether they had any photos or information about Dick and Lydia Parr. The museum director said they did, so you know what that means…Field Trip!