Thursday, July 19, 2007

Video: family trunks revealed during house remodeling

DearREADERS,
From WBRZ News 2 Louisiana, an ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge comes a thrilling story which gives hope to genealogists and the belief that we should "never give up".

Evelyn Bates lived in a house on Government Street in the 1930s. For some reason several family trunks were enclosed in walls and only recently discovered when a chiropractor who now owns the building was renovating. What a joy this must be to have these precious family heirlooms come to light.

The video located at: http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/8610117.html is breath-taking. I wish something like this would happen on my family tree, particularly where my infamous, mysterious & frustratingly elusive ancestor Dolly Yockey is concerned.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
DearMYRTLE,
Your friend in genealogy.
Myrt@DearMYRTLE.com
http://www.dearmyrtle.com/

(c) 2007 Pat Richley All Rights Reserved.

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