First, have you visited the We have a family reunion photo of my grandfather and others, and on the back it states, Family Reunion, Illinois. Many of my family are from Nebraska and Idaho, so this is a ‘clue’ to do some more searching. I went to: and clicked on Illinois. The genealogical website that … More Researching is not easy, that is why it is called a journey
More Help for your Search http://www.pbs.org/genealogy-roadshow/home/ Genealogy Raodshow on PBS, the webpage has a lot of helpful links for you. Just one more resource to help you find your own family discoveries.
One Mistake After Another mistake 1 – very little preparation before the week mistake 2 – pack the morning of the flight, leaving slippers at home mistake 3 – pack chargers in a separate bag from the electronics mistake 4- change seats on plane, now you have an aisle seat and can’t see out the … More One Mistake After Another
I was thinking about one time when our kids were young, we went on a cross country trip. There was this one particularly long stretch of road on a very sunny day. It was a two lane road and in the distance we could see the freeway and what looked like a little town. … More Eat Pie First
The Clarke Reunion. No date, only a couple of names. It’s one of those photos that you have in a stack of photos of family and you know which side of the family they belong to, but there is no one to ask or that knows who the people are. Do you recognize anyone in … More So who is that in the photo in the background we see?
Great Grandparent and great grandchild. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family What a great Photo Challenge! I have noticed that very young children, babies and toddlers more specifically, seem to have a very special connection with the Senior Saints or Patriarchs and Matriarchs of the family. Have you ever noticed that? Sometimes it seems that they almost … More Family Photos
The Humble Genealogist by Linda Kirkpatrick You see it on the television, over the radio, on internet ads: Search for your ancestors! Find the land of your people! What is your family story? Perhaps the better question to be asking is “Why would I want to research my family genealogy? and if I do, where … More The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree