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Erin Go Bragh! (Ireland Forever!)

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We here at J. Wendell love celebrating our “wee bit” of Irish heritage and we found this wonderful antique postcard to share with you today. The Old Weir Bridge is considered one of the oldest structures in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. It is believed to have been constructed sometime in the […]

That was in a Military File?!?

The Soap Opera of Kibbie B. McCoye ...  Grab your popcorn and sit back while I tell you a soap opera worthy story of aliases, German spies, jilted lovers, and insidious gossip from a group of Los Angeles neighbors who make Melrose Place look... Continue Reading →

The Soap Opera of Kibbie B. McCoye

Grab your popcorn and sit back while I tell you a soap opera worthy story of aliases, German spies, jilted lovers, and insidious gossip from a group of Los Angeles neighbors who make Melrose Place look like amateur hour. This is actually a true story that played out in 1918 with meticulous documentation in, of all things, a Civil […]

Family Photo

This photo is part of a large collection of photos with the surnames Flansburg and McAfee. View more from this collection here.  

Chester McAfee

Chester McAfee (Uncle to Ava P. Patrick Flansburg) This photo is part of a large collection of photos with the surnames Flansburg and McAfee. View more from this collection here.  

This photo is part of a large collection of photos with the surnames Flansburg and McAfee. View more from this collection here. To learn more about how to find genealogy clues in your family photos and/or how to preserve your... Continue Reading →

Irma Liddy

Irma Liddy was born Irma C. Crittendon on April 25, 1900, the daughter of George M. Crittendon and Nora E. Carpenter in Brownville, Jefferson, New York. In the 1900 United States Federal Census she is 1 month old and not... Continue Reading →

Old Van Rensselaer House

In 1758, during the French and Indian War, a British surgeon named Dr. Richard Schuckburgh crossed the river from Albany to have dinner with the Van Rennsselaers at what was then called Fort Crailo. (Read more.) Fort Crailo 9 Riverside... Continue Reading →

The Soap Opera of Kibbie B. McCoye

Grab your popcorn and sit back while I tell you a soap opera worthy story of aliases, German spies, jilted lovers, and insidious gossip from a group of Los Angeles neighbors who make Melrose Place look like amateur hour. This is actually a true... Continue Reading →

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