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. ?
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!
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 do … More No April Fool's Joke
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 tied … More dem bones, dem dry bones
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 – … More What did my dad ever see in my mother and vice versa? Or Jumping to conclusions.
What a great idea! http://www.kptv.com/story/25315429/couple-looking-for-owner-of-long-lost-binder-found-in-wall 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 Ancestry.com to see what you can find for connections and see if anyone has her in their family tree and would … More Binder in the wall
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 watch … More A little help
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 edition … More 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 those … More 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 tell … More Stories