Don’t You Love It When Things Start Clicking?

Compiling each family on what I call “Family Cover Sheets” has paid off in more ways than one! Each family in my database has one of these “Family Cover Sheets.” It Lists the Patriarch, who he married, their vital statistics, census data, any pertinent newspaper articles and their children and who they married. Some of…

Another Week ~ more discoveries!

These weren’t right at my finger tips!  I had to drive over to York County to find these! First and foremost, George Axer/Oxer of York County, literally lost the farm to a Sheriff’s Sale in 1828. According to the Sheriff’s deed, “the estate of George Oxer” was sold, yada, yada, yada. This had me very…

The Vanderbilt Connection

Yup! We’ve got a Vanderbilt connection, folks! . . . . . . . . . But first a little about my trip to find this connection! I picked Tuesday to travel to Dickinson College Archives to find check out some information I had found on the internet. Tuesday, as anyone who lives in midstate…