Tag Archives: Preservation

Digging Deep : Buried Landscapes of Pennsylvania

-By Michael S Sheaffer I can’t imagine personally any genealogist not having a strong interest in all aspects of history. Being a family researcher I always have had a keen interest in the areas where my ancestors had lived. The … Continue reading

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Tortoise and the Hare, and the lost art of Transcribing?

My old genealogy friend once spent an entire afternoon transcribing 1 document, while I spent the afternoon collecting 7 documents which I would later place in my box at home. Who was the most effective genealogist that afternoon? It wasn’t me! Continue reading

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Cemetery Neglect

I recently visited some local cemeteries overt the past week to tidy up some of my relatives and ancestors headstones as I often do throughout the year. I do this to ensure they are not forgotten and to make sure … Continue reading

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