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. ?”

Quick Tips

Summer is almost here, School is almost out, and life gets busy~ But don’t forget to document little times,as well as the big times: Here is my Family Genealogy page on Pinterest: Great ideas by many people!

No April Fool's Joke

Blog 1 April, 2015 No April Fool’s Joke I saw a great idea to pass on to my grandchildren and keep our family history easy and fun: What I am going to do is copy and paste each week into MSWord and substitute Sarah’s name and info with my name and info. I will doContinue reading “No April Fool's Joke”

dem bones, dem dry bones

dem bones, dem dry bones What did your family do to provide for their loved ones? and  how, if at all, does that have anything to do with you and your family today? You might be surprised. Sometimes when we least expect it, we find our own genealogy and history tied to others and tiedContinue reading “dem bones, dem dry bones”

What did my dad ever see in my mother and vice versa? Or Jumping to conclusions.

I know my parents met at a dance. I know where and in what town and state. I don’t know when but I do know about how long before they got married. Mom told me about a couple of their dates. One time during field work – they were all farmers in that area –Continue reading “What did my dad ever see in my mother and vice versa? Or Jumping to conclusions.”

Binder in the wall

What a great idea! What would you put in your “Time Capsule” for future generations to find? How would you start looking for this person?, Contact the news like these people did, check to see what you can find for connections and see if anyone has her in their family tree and wouldContinue reading “Binder in the wall”

A little help

This weekend will be the first genealogy conference I will attend. There were two events happening at the same time, and so I searched online to see if there was information on one of them so I could still get the information. Yipee! I found a great tool to share with you! Videos to watchContinue reading “A little help”

What changes have you seen in the last 20 years ?

This morning I received this email from an older friend of mine: “[A friend loaned me a book and said, “I thought of you and thought you would like to look at this book.”  It is 100 years old; actually, the copy he loaned me was 50 or so years old, but the first editionContinue reading “What changes have you seen in the last 20 years ?”


Here is a genealogy photo book we put together and gave to our children Three Kings day is over, the end of the ‘Holiday Season’. The lights are down, the decorations are put away, the presents and paper and ribbons and cards will be put away by the weeks end. What now? Don’t put thoseContinue reading “2014”


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”