Category: Genealogy

Family History/Genealogy

New Webhost

So, I’ve finally moved over to a new webhost. I had been using WebIntellects for over a decade, but their infrastructure is outdated (read: slow), and their prices are a bit on the high side these days, even paying for the whole year in advance. I’m now using DigitalOcean. It’s all built on SSD (Solid State Drive) technology, and it’s… Read more →

Graveyard Hunting

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This is the headstone of my Mom’s Mom’s Mom’s parents, Luke Crosby and Sarah Crosby Moore (nee Rolin). We found this in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Chester, PA.

Sometimes you have to actually leave a computer to find those long lost relatives. Today, Fred (from work) and I took a trip to Chester, Delaware County, PA and searched for some of my mom’s family. Fred’s keen eyes managed to find my great great grandparents for whom I’d been searching for quite some time.

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FamilySearch Indexing Event

For those of you who do family history research regularly, you know the name FamilySearch.org. For those who may not be as familiar, FamilySearch is owned and operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons). The Church owns one of the largest collections of records in the world, and has been digitizing it and making it… Read more →