As the world mourns the loss of the Rhinestone Cowboy, here's what you need to know about the singer's Irish connections. Country legend Glen Campbell passed away at 81 on August 8 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

The most counting piece of ancestry comes straight from Campbell's mouth. Campbell told the Scottish Daily Record, "My mom Carrie Stone came from Tipperary in Ireland.

Your usual morning routine, workday and evening can now become part of Denmark's history.

The National Museum asks all Danes whether they want to share a definite day in their lives with future generations.

- The media tells about special events, but the story also consists of everyday life. It's everyday life is woven off, says Lykke L. Pedersen, senior researcher at the National Museum.

Researching our ancestors can be a daunting task, figuring out which records have survived over the years as we try to document major events in an ancestor's life.

One must always keep in mind that county boundaries change. Det er derfor du må bestemme den omtrentlige placering af dine forfædres land og derefter hvilke amter det kunne have været en del af.

13. July 1942 at 2 at night, the German Reserve Police Battalion 101, stationed in the Polish city of Bilgoraj south of Lublin, was woken up and ordered in waiting lorries.

The approx. 500 man was given ammunition and the convoy moved.

For almost two hours, trucks lumbered through the night towards Jozefow barely 30 kilometers eastward.

Visning av offentlige poster er gratis hvis du går til de kommunale eller religiøse arkiver og ser dem opp selv.

Men hvis en genealogisk bedrift tok tid til å skanne papirbaserte plater fra forskjellige kilder rundt omkring i verden, indekser dem og gjør det enkelt å søke gjennom fjell av materiale, du vil mest muligens bli belastet på noe punkt.

Når vi tænker på historien, er vi tempted til at tænke på navne, steder og datoer.

Men, for genealogister som søger at finde deres familiearv, historie er en meget personlig erfaring som kan tage dig tilbage i tiden.

Hvis du vet hvor du skal se og vide hvem du skal spørre, er det en hel verden av informasjon å oppdage.

David Wentz or Naperville poses with portraits of four generations of his family.

It was started early this year with a yes or no question: Is attorney David Wentz or Naperville related to scientist Myron Wentz, who recently made a major donation to North Central College in Naperville for rights to name its science center?

All he knew was both families came from Germany.

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