Laura Mattingly has been blogging at The Old Trunk in the Attic since 2013. She has always lived in Nebraska. She is a member of DAR, Prairie Pioneer Genealogical Society, and Nebraska State Genealogical Society.
Laura stated blogging to share the family history she is learning with family members she knows, and to get in touch with those she does not know. The purpose of The Old Trunk in the Attic is to share her own family history. She also shares bits of information she has in her possession not related to her family but that might help others with their research.
Some surnames of interest to Laura include: Menke, Bell, Mann, McGrath, Simmons, Negley, Roscoe, Gaisford, and Spann.
Recent blog posts include
- Rerouting…John Potter Smith’s Path
- Newspaper Clippings – Peotone, IL, July 1907
- Tracing the Career Path of Rev G O Bell
Happy Blogiversary Laura!
Submitted by Shannon Thomas
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