40 Years Young
Discovering your lineage
Last updated 11/14/2019 at 12:44pm
Most everyone is curious about where they come from and use many sources to search for their family lineage such as Ancestry.com, newspaper clippings, the family bible and/or tree, or word of mouth. With a little bit of hard work and dedication, The Blair County Genealogical Society can help you discover your family history along with many other documents.
October 1979 is when it all started with an idea at a seminar entitled "American Genealogical Sources" at the Altoona Public Library. A couple weeks later on Nov. 15, 1979, nine ladies met for the first meeting which was held in the home...