Archive | October, 2013

Why Organize Your Family Tree Online?

 If you’re anything like me, you might find that an online family history is a relief from the chaos and confusion of an entirely paper-based history.  And, I’m not even especially computer literate.  I inherited boxes full of photos and documents.  Notes scrawled on scraps of paper and the backs of envelopes.  Partial fan charts.  Written histories […]

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The Life And Death Of A Civil War Soldier

 George Washington Willson & The Battle of Arkansas Post  Time had forgotten George Wilson until I began constructing my family tree a few years ago.  He was only a note on paper; my 2nd great grand aunt Mag’s first husband, killed in the Civil War.  The Latter-day Saints’ website yielded a marriage record.  But I couldn’t find anything […]

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