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Ladner grave

Veterans Salute

My great-grandfather, Charles Curnow Ladner, did not live to see Armistice Day in 1918.
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quilt

A Stitch in Time

My mom’s family lives in Australia, so most of their family heirlooms ended up with relative
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two children

From the Old School

When I was 10 years old, I attended a school that was over 100 years old.
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word search

I’ve Lost My Census!

When I began my genealogy research over 30 years ago, I tried searching for Australian censu
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MGC renderging

MCPL Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony at Midwest Genealogy Center

On Thursday, August 2, at 9:00 a.m., Mid-Continent Public Library will host a groundbre
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old map and compass

All Over the Map

In college, I majored in history and minored in geography.
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coat of arms

The Royal Treatment

Have you always heard that your family can be traced back to royalty?
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house on fire

Chasing a Fire

My dad told me several times about the fire that burned down the farmhouse that he and his mother lived
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engraved cemetery

Engraved in My Memory

A couple of years ago, I was driving through a small town on Memorial Day.
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Midwest Genealogy Center

Let’s Celebrate

Do you remember where you were on June 1, 2008?
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family fun

It’s All Fun and Games

My kids don’t have fond memories of trips to the genealogy library when they were young.
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steamboat

A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Why has everyone heard about the sinking of the Titanic, but never heard about the
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