Gleanings from American Spirit magazine

The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training ( has 158 articles, with pictures, on headstone repairs and cemeteries etc. Association for Gravestone Studies has a list of over 100 […]

Effie, is not a name in itself, it can be a nickname or shortened version for Euphemia, Hephzibah, and even Evelyn. It means well spoken. It was fairly popular in […]

This Old Tree, November 2017

Your Family’s Vital Records and where to find them. There are many sources that are available for doing research. The problem stems from either not knowing where to find the […]

President’s Message, December 2017

I hope that you find the newsletter informative. We’d appreciate any ideas for possible improvement. We’ve had many interesting presentations this year and hope to have more in the coming […]