Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

The previous post presents a dilemma: How does one handle an adoption when researching one’s ancestry? As I have said previously, my great-grandfather John Thomas Stanley and his brother Henry Thomas Fair were abandoned as small children and found by my great-great grandfather Miles Francis Stanley. Miles and his wife Maryland adopted John and Maryland’s …

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Well, it seems has finally figured out that it stepped on a few toes (smashed, squished, squushed, mangled!) with its “Internet Biographical Collection”, and on Wednesday removed the database from its site entirely! It’s nice to know that we in the genealogical community have a voice! I realize that today is not Saturday, but …

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