Happy 4th of July America

To celebrate America’s anniversary of independence, I’ve launched a new look for TGFRC. New colors, better site navigation, more features and a slide show on the Home Page are several of the changes. Four years ago on July 25, 2008 (my mother’s 100th birthday), I pulled the original TGFRC website (2000-2005) from the archives and.. read more →

Looking for Family – Catching Up

I occasionally receive Looking for Family requests that don’t contain enough information to post by themselves but when added together make a nice read. So here are a few requests from Gribbins and others that I’m now posting to catch up. Looking for lost or distantly related Gribbins, Gribbens, or Gribbons? Send me their information and I’ll add.. read more →

Looking for Family in New Jersey, USA

I received an email from Jeff Jones of New Jersey, USA, looking for any information about William Joseph Gribbin. Hoping to use the power of the internet to help in his search, I’ve added a new regular feature to The Gribbin Family Resource Center: Looking for Family! This new page can be reached from a.. read more →

Tug Gribbin Head

In August of 2008, I published a lengthy post tittled  Gribbin Head. It was mostly about the Gribbin Head Daymark Tower that was built in 1832 on the Southwest coast of Cornwall, England. Almost lost in all that  information was a small story about the Tug Gribbin Head. Since I had not found many details about her in my searches,.. read more →

Happy New Year 2012!

Happy New Year 2012 to all who visit this site. I usually take time at this new yearly beginning to reflect on some of my favorite past moments. There are many to choose from but these two are near the top for now. My daughter Krissy lives in Kenai Alaska and recently sent me this picture. It was taken from.. read more →

Found on the World Wide Web! – Part 4

This post is another in a series reporting anything and everything Gribbin that can be found on the web. (Also see Found on the World Wide Web – Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.) If you know of any Gribbin blogs, websites or any other internet mentions, please send the information and links to me.. read more →