Blog | Identified Photos

David & Sophia Ayers

This exquisite photograph is in pristine condition and I was thrilled to find it. The photo is of David Ayers and his wife, Sophia H. [Day] Ayers. Taken shortly after their marriage in March of 1856, the handwritten note tells a sad story for this couple. David Ayers was born Wapakoneta, Ohio on July 27, […]

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How to Choose a Professional Genealogist

We discussed why you should hire a professional genealogist in this post. Now let’s consider how you should choose one. A professional genealogist is not required to be licensed or certified by law, so a “professional” must be evaluated on a number of key factors. Look for someone who is a member of the Association […]

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