More Carol McGraw Articles

  • Finding the family tree takes diligence, patience and a love of research

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    You've always wanted to know if your mother's great-great-grandmother died in a Colorado Springs tuberculosis sanitarium. You may be in luck This is the "Year of the Obituaries." Hundreds of thousands of genealogy volunteers worldwide, including many in Colorado Springs, have...

  • Thanksgiving has roots in city names, too

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    Wow your relatives at Thanksgiving dinner with these tasty morsels from the U.S. Census Bureau, which lists these places (and their populations) in America named Cranberry: - Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pa.; 29,490 residents in 2013. - Cranberry Township, Venango County, Pa.;...

  • Fort Carson soldiers at work making Thanksgiving meals for the needy

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Feel overworked because you have to cook a single turkey for half a dozen people or so on Thanksgiving? What if you had to cook 350 turkeys for 3,000 guests? Thirty soldiers at Fort Carson volunteered to do just that for the celebration meals the Salvation Army is serving the...

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