Category Archives: Finding Your Past

The Mortal Part

I took this photo in Philadelphia at the grave of Col. Benjamin flower (1748-1781) it reads: “Here Layeth the mortal part of … “ it reminds me of the Biblical text, Genesis 3:19 “In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou…

Being A Snoop

My love of family history has me logging onto ancestry sites, reading through old newspapers, and calling older relatives to ask questions. My father is a Private Investigator and I once worked for Pinkerton’s Detective Agency, so I guess being a snoop runs in the family. I’ve worked on my own history, helped others trace…