Odd Coincidences Today I read the tale of Alice Lake. I came upon the tragic story of Alice while researching my own […]
The strange death of Rebecca Cornell. Did Thomas Cornell, II murder his mother to obtain ownership of her land or was he the victim of odd circumstances.
My Ancestors Were Boring… One of the things I enjoy most about genealogy is discovering the unexpected. Family history can seem rather dull until you discover that first axe murderer hanging around the branches of the old family tree. Researching the lines connected to my Mayflower ancestor has turned up some interesting gems to say the least. The great thing about Mayflower passengers is that they are such a big topic of interest that they have been researched extensively. There are groups […]
The value of oral traditions and family lore in genealogical research