Tag: disasters

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. Week 9: Disaster

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52 ancestors in 52 weeks. Disaster. The death of my grandfather was a simple tragedy for most of the world. For my family it was a disaster that fractured our core and left an impact that last to this day.

When Disaster Strikes

Today I was dabbling around in records on yet another free genealogy research source  The Digital Public Library of America One of the things I noticed about the records I was finding for the time and area I was searching was that many of the records had a note at the bottom indicating “the records…