Can you find your deep family history by watching T.V. ?

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 watchingContinue reading “Can you find your deep family history by watching T.V. ?”

Researching is not easy, that is why it is called a journey

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 thatContinue reading “Researching is not easy, that is why it is called a journey”

So who is that in the photo in the background we see?

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 inContinue reading “So who is that in the photo in the background we see?”

Stories

Stories Every family tells about a relative that did this, or a time that thing happened, or when I was a kid. What are the stories in your family? As I was growing up, I heard so many stories about things my great aunts and uncles did, and now, I couldn’t even begin to tellContinue reading “Stories”