Quidi Vidi Village
US WWI Draft Registration Card for John MacPherson
Whitcomb Burials

Chris Hadfield and Benedict Cumberbatch are cousins?

To coincide with the return of Commander Chris Hadfield from the international space station, Ancestry.ca has announced that he is 6th cousin to british actor Benedict Cumberbatch who is starring as the villain in Star Trek Into Darkness. Chris Hadfield’s role being based in reality, Benedict Cumberbatch’s based in fantasy, they both explore the frontier […]

Access to FBI files is possible with GetGrandpasFBIFile.com

Ever wondered how you can get information about a family member who my have been investigated in the past? A new website for accessing federal investigation files called GetGrandpasFBIFile.com can now help – at least with federal investigations. No matter what the reason for the investigation is, major crime, murder, smuggling, you can search. There is […]

Symbols of Metis

DNA Solved Mystery for the Child of the Last US Soldier Killed in Vietnam

On Friday, the family of John O’Neal Rucker gathered with Tia McConnell and her husband Allan and their two boys Matthew and Quentin at the Veterans’ Memorial at Linden’s courthouse to honor her newly discovered father. Tia had been an orphan in Da Nang, and was adopted by Karen and Jack Whittier of Colorado after […]

Preserved WWI tunnel at Vimy Ridge

Transcription: Obituary for Camille Vachon

The following is a transcription of the French text of an obituary for Camille Vachon.   VACHON, Camille À l’Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, le  20 juin 1990, à l’âge de 83 ans et 10 mois, est décédé monsieur Camille Vachon, époux de dame Marie-Anna Boily. Il démeurait à Sts-Anges. La famille recevre les condoléances à la […]

Julie and Alfred Young photo
Rochester History, Henry O'Reilly