[Madness Monday] Time Warp for Death Certificates?

From the Geneabloggers site: Madness Monday is a daily blogging theme used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post content on their sites. To participate in Madness Monday simply create a post with the main focus being an ancestor who may have suffered from some form of mental illness or an ancestor who drives […]

Upcoming Classes, Conferences & Seminars – 2/8/2010 thru 2/14/2010

Wow!! Talk about a snowpocalypse! The Washington D.C. metro area has just gotten hammered!! And supposedly there’s more on the way this week… Please check with the various societies and organizations that are hosting these programs to see if they are still being held as scheduled. Some may be delayed or cancelled due to bad […]

[52WeToBeGeneChall] Challenge #5 – WorldCat.org

Geneabloggers.com and Amy at WeTree have done it again! This year they’re bringing us 52 weeks of genealogy challenges to blog about. As Amy said in her kick-off post, this year is meant to stretch our brains, work our skills, and build us into top notch researchers! She goes on to say: The goal is […]

Upcoming Classes, Conferences & Seminars – 2/1/2010 thru 2/7/2010

Following are the upcoming classes, conferences & seminars for the week of February 1st, 2010. Wednesday, February 3, 2010: National Archives Introduction to Genealogy, Washington D.C. (FREE) Wednesday, February 3, 2010: Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society monthly meeting: Army Heritage and Education Center (FREE) Thursday, February 4, 2010: Anne Arundel Genealogical Society monthly meeting: MD African American […]

[52WeToBeGeneChall] Rust Library & Genealogy

Geneabloggers.com and Amy at WeTree have done it again! This year they’re bringing us 52 weeks of genealogy challenges to blog about. As Amy said in her kick-off post, this year is meant to stretch our brains, work our skills, and build us into top notch researchers! She goes on to say: The goal is […]

[Tombstone Tuesday] Wilhelm Wurtz – Lovettsville, VA

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Tombstone Tuesday! I’ve been trying to be more diligent lately in my “random acts of genealogical kindness,” which include going out and doing some tombstone photography in some of the local cemeteries. Geneabloggers describes Tombstone Tuesday: Tombstone Tuesday is a daily blogging theme used by many genealogy bloggers to help them post […]

Announcing Complimentary Lookups!

I would like to draw your attention to a new feature on this website… complimentary lookups! If you look at the very top navigation bar (up where the writing is really tiny…) you’ll see a new link called “MyNeChimKi’s Lookups.” click to view larger As part of my endeavor to become a better genealogist, I’ve […]

[Carnival of Genealogy] 2010 Genealogical Resolutions

MyNeChimKi’s Genealogical Services’ post for 2010 Genealogical Resolutions is part of the 87th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy hosted by Jasia at Creative Gene. I’ve done a really good job of doing my genealogy in a rather haphazard manner. It seems that most of my information just happens to come from whatever rock (or […]

[Tombstone Tuesday] Joseph H. Slade – Oakland, LA

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Tombstone Tuesday! This week I’m taking a break from snooping around my Loudoun County graveyards to bring you a little bit of my own family history. This past Christmas I was lucky enough to sneak away for a few moments and spend a little bit of time tracking down this tombstone. I […]

[Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories] The Candle-light Service

Welcome to MyNeChimKi’s Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories! Thanks to Geneabloggers for developing these fantastic prompts for some holiday spirited blogging. Over the next month we’ll be blogging about some of our fondest Christmas memories. Today’s topic: Religious Services — The Candle-light Service at the First Baptist Church of El Dorado. First of all, let […]