The name Fincastle Ancestry Research has its origins in the history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Kentucky was at one time a part of Fincastle County, Virginia. The town of Fincastle in Virginia is the county seat of Botetourt County, out of which Fincastle County was created in 1772. At the time, Botetourt County encompassed […]
Monthly Archives: June 2014
The Federation of Genealogical Societies will hold its 2014 Conference from August 27-30 in San Antonio, Texas. All conference sessions and exhibits will be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, located at 200 East Market Street. Information is available on the FGS website.
“Your grandfather would have a fit if he knew you were going to Germany,” my grandmother told me. “He hated the Germans.” It was the summer of 1989 and I had just completed my senior year of college. I was about to depart alone on my grand adventure to Europe, with visits planned to France, […]