Why My History is Steeped in Blood

Catchy title, eh? Annie Brown has written an article for The Daily Record with just such a title, covering “How one woman’s search into her family’s past uncovered a forgotten episode in Scottish history”. The woman in question, Moira Stewart, while doing genealogy research found one of her ancestors involved in a little-known incident involving a shipwreck, alleged piracy, and a near-war between Brazil and Britain.

Resources from the Daughters of the American Revolution

Mary Penner writes about some of the resources available from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), in her column for The Albuquerque Tribune (NM), including resources online and off. She also mentions the 166 volumes of lineage books (yes, 166 volumes), which summarizes the descendants of those who fought in the American Revolution.