Author Archives: Libbi

About Libbi

Writer for 30 years. Genealogy a hobby for about 40 years. Yes, I'm in my 50's, I learned about genealogy at my mother's knee!

…Finding More on Julia….

So in searching for Julia Ann Jolley May’s life, I have come up with this much information, and logged it on Here is some of what I have found: 1856 19 Mar Birth Tennessee, USA Sources: 1880 United States … Continue reading

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…Finding more on Arminta….

Starting with the Crowe grandmother,  Margaret Arminta Forrester who married Jesse Crowe. Margaret Arminta Forrester life shows in these records:  Birth 5 Aug 1859 in Tunnel Hill, Walker, Georgia, USA. Sources: 1860 United States Federal Census, 1870 United States Federal … Continue reading

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Connecting the Crowes….

In 1975, when I first met Thomas Wayne Crowe, he told me his grandmother was “full blooded Cherokee.” In 1978, I married his grandson. In 1982, we had our first child and I really wanted to find out about this. … Continue reading

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Press Release from Fold3: Special Black History Month Access

This is a press release from Fold3: Celebrate Black History Month with Free Access to Black History Records In 1976, President Ford designated February as Black History Month to highlight the achievements of African Americans in U.S. history. He encouraged … Continue reading

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Press Release: Attend some of RootsTech Free Online!

RootsTech Conference Will Broadcast Select Sessions Free Online SALT LAKE CITY—RootsTech, a leading family history and technology conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah, February 2-4, 2012, announced today that fourteen of its popular sessions will be broadcasted live and … Continue reading

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WikiTree: A different sort of web site for genealogists

I recently had a wonderful opportunity: Chris Whitten, the Creator of (his page is agreed to let me interview him about his genealogy web site. WikiTree is a genealogy site where you can upload your genealogy data and compare it to … Continue reading

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Why Online Genealogy is So Cool

Of course, things like this happened back in my mother’s day, when you did your genealogy queries and research by sending letters and reading magazines, but still: Looking for my grandmother’s genealogy, I came across, which had Flora Beeman Powell’s family. … Continue reading

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Come hear me speak at the Navarre Library January 31!

Using genealogy, history and online resources, Elizabeth Crowe will paint a lively picture of Colonel Guy Wyman, the founder of Navarre, at 5:30 p.m. January 31, 2012, at the library. It’s a story of murder, mayhem, madness and many wives. … Continue reading

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Soundtrack of my life, sort of.

Played this list while at a friend’s house, and she really liked the mix: Name Album Artist Beautiful Rhino Hi-Five: Gordon Lightfoot – EP Gordon Lightfoot Bittersweet Best Of James Taylor James Taylor Breathe Grey’s Anatomy: The Music Event Grey’s … Continue reading

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