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PATRON + MONDAY MUSINGS: Yes! These research problems always seem to apply to me – Do you have more to add to the list?

MURPHY'S LAWS OF FAMILY RESEARCH Your great-grandfather's obituary states that he died, leaving no issue of record The town clerk you wrote to in…


This Alabama ancestral line is mentioned in a best-selling novel and inspired historical fiction series

Alabama Descendants of ELISHA COTTINGHAM (ca. 1755-ca. 1820) is the Cottingham family mentioned in the best-selling novel, Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans…