When a genealogical group requested burial information on a Vietnam War era sailor, the cemetery came up empty. Then a local historian stepped in.
Irene Triplett’s father was really old, and her mother was quite young. And since her father fought in the Civil War, she still gets survivor benefits!
Those reindeer hunters are always finding something. Like a 1,100 year old Viking sword!
Harvey’s 104, and his wife of 75 years, Irma, is 92. They never in their lives imagined two monster hurricanes would bring them so much attention!
A missed payment to a storage unit company cost a Colorado woman some family heirlooms, which included her mother’s wedding pictures and wedding dress. That was fourteen years ago. And now the missing items have miraculously reappeared!
This is one of the odder ancestral stories you’ll ever run into. Imagine learning your early 19th century ancestor was responsible for you inheriting a historic building!
This recent article in the Houston Chronicle lays it out… a lot of family history has been lost, including family recipes.
In 1889, a grave in Sweden was discovered containing the remains of a Vikings era warrior. The trinkets buried with the body told the story. But not the whole story! DNA does it again!
Since the Royal family doesn’t actually have a real last name, this creates a bit of a problem for young Prince George now that he is starting school. But they have a solution!
A Sicilian cave has yielded traces of wine dating back 6,000 years! The material was found in terracotta jars, suggesting folks were imbibing in Sicily as early as the fourth millenium BC!