Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – Other Interests

Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings  posts a blogging challenge every Saturday night that he calls “Saturday Night Genealogy Fun.”  This week, he writes: “It’s Saturday Night – time for more Genealogy Fun!!Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to: * Tell us about your “other” hobbies or interests outside of genealogy and family history research, writing, speaking, etc.” So, I have decided to accept this week’s mission. Hmm, hobbies


Lincoln’s birthday is Feb 12. Lincoln is on the penny and five dollar bill. The Lincoln penny was first used in 1909 until 1958, and then a new design was introduced in 1959. It is the current cent coin in circulation in the United States today and is the longest used design in American coins. The date of its introduction was 100 years after Abraham Lincoln was born. The Abraham

Tombstone Tuesday – Genung

George H. Genung, born, 25 Nov 1937 and died, 29 May 1974.  Also on the stone are his wife, Diana S. Schinbeckler (born, 27 Oct 1942 and died, 28 May 1974), and his son, Scott D. (1973 – 1974). Copyright © 2010, Illuminated Ancestries. All rights reserved.

What – No Pie for the Pilgrims???

Want to find out more about the history of Thanksgiving?  Well, you are in luck!Click here to see a post I made in 2006 on this very subject.  I hope you all enjoy a fabulous Thanksgiving! Copyright © 2009, Illuminated Ancestries. All rights reserved. 

Say Thanks to a Soldier!

Send a free postcard of thanks to a soldier on this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Or any time for that matter. You can send as many postcards as you want. Remember our troops are supporting your freedom, and ensuring our way of life for our descendants.