George discusses his terrific experience at the Detroit Public Library and a
behind-the-scenes tour of some incredible items in the Burton
The listener email includes:
Mike asked for advice about a family story. An ancestor, Ellen
Chance, supposedly did not sail on the Titanic, but took another
ship to the U.S. in August, the RMS Campania. The Guys did
some research and share their results.
Lee asked for clarification as to which Veterans Affairs location he should contact
regarding a Civil War pension file that was closed after 1929.
Records for ancestors and surviving spouses who received pension
benefits and died in 1930 and later are likely still held by the
national Veterans Affairs.
Paul, who lives in Germany, asks whether his English
translations of German records can be copyrighted.
Jeryl asks about Reunion 10 software.
Rick has recently purchased both the 2nd and
3rd editions of George’s book How to Do Everything:
Genealogy. He talks about his research in South Carolina and in
the Clayton Genealogical Library in Houston.
Drew discusses his discovery of some delayed birth certificates