Cemeteries going Digital

For the past few years I have been volunteering for digital online Cemetery organizations such as Findagrave.com, and Namesinstone.com. Both places work with volunteers to preserve data and photograph headstones of cemeteries. Preserving these burial spots are very difficult  at times. Records change, information is lost, and headstones do not last forever. When my Grandma [Read On]

Daughters of Gip Akin

My Grandma was the Daughter of Ula Mae Akin Durbin and Raymond F. Durbin. The Akin sisters, Joy, Ula Mae, Ida Faith, Ora Lea, and Lovella had a special bond, the love of family. Aunt Lovella was only a few years older than my Grandma and was able to share so many stories with us [Read On]

Cyndi’s List

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet I talked about Cyndi’s List the other day and how much I enjoy visiting her site. There is so much information on Genealogy on her site. Everything from researching old adoption records to state records. She has it all listed, ready to research or find where to [Read On]