What caused me to write this specific blog? I was reading a biography type book titled, Father Ten Boom God’s Man, by Corrie ten Boom. She starts off by writing, Pages 14-16 “Someone once asked me, Do you know anything about your background? Your story interests me. I found much of my family background in the … More Those old musty papers, why does anyone want to keep them?!!
Recently from one of the many genealogy blogs I follow, I saw this introduction: “Family History Gifts If You Want That Signature Pedigree But Don’t Want To Learn How to Make One…” https://thegenealogygirl.blog/2019/01/22/if-you-want-that-signature-pedigree-but-dont-want-to-learn-how-to-make-one/ I was intrigued by the word “Signature” and so I looked at the site to see what it was all about. Oh, … More What is a “Signature” Pedigree?
Plethora is such a fun word. Greetings from the too-long-unheard-from, humblegenealogist~ Yes, I am still here and busy searching and doing research. BTW (By The Way) : Do you know the difference between Searching and Research? This is an interesting comparison that I hadn’t thought about until a fellow historian posed the comment about doing … More A Plethora of helpful links
You have probably read one of my earlier blogs about 52 weeks of Genealogy. It is here if you want to read it again… https://humblegenealogy.com/2016/02/23/continuing-52-weeks-of-genealogy/ (The original site here: http://www.tmgenealogy.com/2014/01/52-weeks-of-genealogy-week-2-what-toys.html ) I see on Amazon.com there is a published book of 52 weeks of Genealogy … https://www.amazon.com/52-Weeks-Genealogy-Projects-Every-ebook/dp/B071K137K4 So why would I think that … More Not your normal 52 weeks of genealogy, at all
Hi, I am just about to watch a show called “Finding Your Roots”. It’s about the questions and findings of famous people, not about Finding Your family history. Wait! Can we find our roots by watching it? That’s the question I gave you in the title, “Can you find your own family history by watching … More Can you find your deep family history by watching T.V. ?
Thanks to Denis Ledoux via LinkedIn for the helpful information: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/four-ways-organize-your-memoir-denis-ledoux Chronology 2. Subject 3.Theme 4. Chronology and Theme
This rusty ol’ mailbox has definitely seen better days. I remember driving by it on vacations, in those days of when I was much younger than I am today. … More No mail today, because no ‘thing’ will last forever.
What would you do if your parents, who were singing and smiling on a lovely spring morning, went to milk the cows – a routine, daily, event – and never came back? … More It’s 1947, 2017, Do You Know Where Your Parents Are?
Is your email full of helpful resources? Are you utilizing the plethora of genealogical resources available to the world, to you? Wow, that would be an accomplishment! There is too much information that it would overload any one person if they had all of it in your face everyday! What to do? I am going … More Resources, more
This is a short blog this morning. Why choose one over the other? What does each offer? What is best for the research I am after? Perhaps I should use both, but who can afford that? Why choose one over the other?This depends on the next two Questions. What do they offer and what are … More Historian vs. Genealogist