The Pioneer Woman and the Wolf Man (Lon Chaney, Jr.)

"I don't like black and white movies." At least that was my take on the medium when I was a little kid in the early 1960s. That changed by about age ten when I fell in love with a number of 1940s horror films. I'm talking about the Boris Karloff,…

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Manning Football Dynasty's Roots in Copiah County, Mississippi

As a kid, I was border-line fanatical about NFL football. Though my allegiance was to the Dallas Cowboys, I loved everything about the game and followed the fortunes of many of the stars of the day, whether they played for my team or not. A favorite player during my teen…

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Infamous Dr. Crippen of Coldwater, Michigan

[Editor's note: This is the first of what will be many articles here on the HistoryGeo.com blog which will highlight the ancestral origins of the famous and the infamous, first describing why they are noteworthy and then WHERE they and/or their ancestors came from. Links and sources follow…

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HistoryGeo: Get to know me!

Hey there! I’m Greg Boyd, creator of the HistoryGeo.com service. We're excited about getting started with this blog (‘bout time, huh?!) and want to use this first post to briefly introduce just what it is that we do and how we can improve the results you achieve with…

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