Timelines

A useful feature of the family history database is timelines which shows events recorded on a linear graph. Assuming all recorded events have accurate dates, then it is easy to see when an event took place. But wait, there's more. You can add others to the timeline as well. Click…

Olm family documents

From Elodee's collection, a document from Charles Olm. Latest news is far more interesting than what I proposed before (travel documents). Once again, Jean-Paul translates: "I have skimmed over the legal document you sent me (btw, there was just the legal document in the last mail, not the german letter…

Letter from Philippine to Julia

From Elodee's collection, a letter from Philippine to Julia, undated, presumably c late 1942. In it, news of the day providing an insight into events at the time. Dated by references to the Minneapolis floods (1942), Augustina's illness at about the same time. Transcribed 11/01/2010 from a handwritten letter so…