Can you believe February is here already? Before you know it summer will be here and it will be time for family reunions! Come see us to get started with your genealogy or if you just have a question or two about research methods. We're here to help. One-on-one genealogy help is available during the… Continue reading February Genealogy Help Calendar
The holidays are upon us! We hope that you all have a lovely time celebrating with your family and friends. The holidays are a great time to learn about your family through stories, sharing recipes, and following traditions. Come in during our drop-in times to get started on your genealogy or to get some help… Continue reading December Genealogy Help Calendar
Our calendar is ready. Please drop in during the scheduled times for help on your genealogy research. We can help you find resources, get started with searching databases, and offer tips on methods for searching your ancestry. The holidays are coming and they are a great time to find out more about your family. If… Continue reading November Genealogy Help Calendar
Anyone who does genealogy knows the story. The 1890 U.S. Census was destroyed by fire. That is what we have been told for almost a century. The only problem is that that is not exactly what happened. In 1896, fire broke out in Marini’s Hall, a performance venue in Washington, DC. The special schedules of… Continue reading What really happened to the 1890 US census?
Finally, October is here. The perfect time for a stroll through a cemetery. Most people think scary ghost stories when they think of cemeteries and if you are into that sort of thing check out some of the haunted tours being offered in the area. For those who don't care for scary - look at… Continue reading Happy Hauntings
Where did September go? Well, fall is here and we are ready to help you with your genealogy needs. Come visit us while the weather cools off and get some help finding your ancestors! The upcoming holiday season is a great time to share genealogy finds and to ask relatives more about your family. Drop-in… Continue reading October Genealogy Help Calendar
As always, click the pictures for larger size where available... The House Henry Dalton Poindexter was born November 22, 1849 to Robert C. and Martha Ward Poindexter at Flynt Hill, near East Bend, in Yadkin County, NC. As a young man he traveled extensively, visiting the Pacific coast states. He came to Winston in the… Continue reading The houses that moved and a twin across the river…