Greenville police have announced a break in the decades-old murder of an infant known as Julie Valentine
Unwanted Marketing Emails and Genealogy Sites
When does a customer’s right to privacy preclude a site from sending unwanted marketing emails? Apparently for some the customer’s right not to receive those emails does not matter. Continue reading “Unwanted Marketing Emails and Genealogy Sites”
Mother ‘O Mine – Locating the Parents of Jesse W. Steele
“[I]t will be beyond the skies when Jesse W. Steele, private, company G, Third Texas Infantry, kisses the lips of that ‘mother o’ mine,’ for Monday Morning at 11 o’clock he got his summons to appear before the Great General in the final court marshal.”
The newspaper article from the 13 February 1917 Houston Post describes how Jesse Steele, traveling home on a ten day furlough from the army, tried to hop on an International and Great Northern freight train. In the stead he fell underneath the wheels and was killed.
This raises the question, who was the “mother o’ mine” referenced in the article? Continue reading “Mother ‘O Mine – Locating the Parents of Jesse W. Steele”
The Unexpected in DNA Results
Many of us take a DNA test to find our heritage, our family, and sometimes our potential health risks, but what happens when we discover the unexpected in the DNA results?