Guild of One-Name Studies

In their own words, the Guild of One-Name Studies (GOONS, as they are affectionately called) is “the worldwide centre of excellence in one-name studies and promotes the interests of both the individuals and groups who are engaged in them.” So, what’s a “one-name study”? According to their site, “a one-name study (ONS) is a project researching all occurrences of a surname, as opposed to a particular pedigree (ancestors of one person) or descendancy (descendants of one person or couple).” Read More …

Obituary – Lawrence “Larry” Charles Keating

March 4, 1969 – September 11, 2021 I met Larry halfway through high school. We had both recently moved to Rhode Island from the deep south, he from Florida and I from Alabama. Some thought we were related due to Read More …