Ruth's Genealogy

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

I was wandering around Footnote and decided to check the Texas Death Records database. I check it every few weeks, looking for new additions. Guess who I found? My 3rd great-grandmother Susan William Lee Martin’s 1918 death certificate! Oops, just found my great-grandfather John T Stanley’s death certificate, too! If anyone has relatives who died …

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Remember Wordle, the neat little program for generating “word clouds” that we all played with a few months ago? Well, here is the Gettysburg Address, Wordle-style! From Lincoln was born two hundred years ago. Happy birthday Abe! But why are we in the 21st century still obsessed with this 19th-century man? We find Abe …

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