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Hilson: A Story Behind the Name | Madam Ancestry

Family History, Guest Blogger By December 1, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

My research began with a man by the name of Nathaniel Henry Hilson and his brother, Emmitt Henry Hilson.
Nathaniel was my great-grandfather. I was always told that he was from Oklahoma. One day I remember hearing a story that conflicted…

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Lost Amongst the Fruits, Health & Wealth | Richard Lee Cronin

Family History, Guest Blogger By November 3, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Family trees today can still be found having empty branches. Alongside one name is perhaps a year of birth, but little else to explain away that long-lost relative, a loved one who had gone in search of America’s Paradise. But archives can often provide answers, sometimes in the least expected places…

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