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Of Ancestors, Blogging & Taking My Own Advice

Of Ancestors, Blogging & Taking My Own Advice

You know the cobbler whose children go unshod? I’m the blogger who dispenses advice but forgets to take it. My friend and colleague Vera Marie Badertscher created a Web magazine, which debuted yesterday, called Ancestors in Aprons: All About Food and Family. As you might guess from the title alone, it has strong links toContinue Reading

What’s in a Name? Kornmehl

What’s in a Name? Kornmehl

As I mentioned last week, one of the ten genealogical questions I want answers to — #2 to be precise — was researched by a good friend, who became very interested in the history of my mother’s family, the Kornmehls. The result was this wonderfully rich guest post. Blame  — or thank  —  me forContinue Reading