The family of Joseph and Susanna (___) Hacker is another of my loose ends/brick walls. I don’t know much about them, but I’m wondering if this Joseph is the one […]

The Jacob and Maria (Krieg) Hacker family is another family group that turned up during my Lancaster county, Pennsylvania research. They show up in Penn township census records in 1850 […]

The family of John and Sarah (Beinhower) Hocker is another on that was inappropriately attributed as belonging to John and Christianne Catherine (Steirling) Hocker. Like Adam Hocker, John and family […]

Photo: Charles and Edith Seltzer

Charles and Edith (Early) Seltzer mugging it up in their automobile. Charles was the son of Dr. Henry Hocker and Susan (Arnold) Seltzer. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bell

I’m seeking information on James Buchanan, husband of Sarah “Sally” Craig, and possibly the son of John Buchanan and Mary Irvine(?). I’d like to prove/disprove that the James Buchanan who […]

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d point out some excellent sources for Irish genealogy research. Ancestry The 24/7 Family History blog article, Irish Database at Ancestry.com points […]

Photo: Christian and Sarah Hershey

Christian Millard Hershey married Sarah Frances Hocker, daughter of Henry Landis and Mary A. (Shenk) Hocker on 15 Sep 1910 in Hockersville, Derry township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of […]

Sometimes during your research you come across families with the same surname you’re researching, but you don’t know how or if they fit into your family. The family of Adam […]

Family researchers are no longer limited to traipsing through cemeteries in order to find family grave sites and burial information. Now you can find much of that information online.

Ancestry.com has added five Florida state censuses to their online collection: 1867, 1875, 1885, 1935, and 1945.