Sandy on February 22nd, 2011

On February 21, 1948, the National Association for Stock Car Racing–or NASCAR–was officially incorporated. The force behind NASCAR was William France Sr. (1909-1992). France,  a mechanic and auto-repair shop owner from Washington, D.C., moved to Daytona Beach, Florida in the mid-1930s. The Daytona area was a focal point for racing enthusiasts, and France became involved […]

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The following information was published today on Alan Stewart’s “Grow Your Own Family Tree” website. His website is a great place to visit for UK and Ireland information: “Today, Ancestry made the UK’s Dictionary of National Biography available online, with free searching. Ancestry says: “The Dictionary of National Biography began in 1882 as an ambitious […]

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Welcome to the dark side of social networking. This certainly includes genealogists and family historians. Cybercriminals, virus writers and others, always go were the numbers are and that translates big time to social media sites.  About 175 million people rely on social media for multiple reasons and  I can understand why the many warnings issued […]

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