Archive for January, 2009

Peter Hazelbaker’s Gravesite & The Joy of Genealogy.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

The recent discovery of the tombstone of family Patriarch Peter Hasselbacher/ Hazelbaker points out that it is still possible to find or resurrect very old information about our families. I have to believe that there are still wonderful and illuminating old documents, artifacts, or historical knowledge out among us that are begging for an opportunity to be shared more widely before they become lost. The best part is that knowledge of every new piece of information opens the door to evermore rapid accumulation or new facts and even more meaningful associations between what we have. I want to use the opportunity of Craig Hazelbaker’s adventure to stimulate us to even more efforts of discovery. (more…)