Calling all Clarkes

Are you a descendant of Benjamin Clarke / Clark who came to America about 1682/83 ? Here is a great place to start a journey:Pinterest website What photos can you add? Where has your journey taken you?

Historian vs. Genealogist

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 areContinue reading “Historian vs. Genealogist”

I Was Here

Daily Prompt: I Was Here – by Krista on December 26, 2013 –You are the first astronaut to arrive on a new, uncharted planet. Write the note that you leave to those who come after you. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/12/26/prompt-here/ What a great tie-in to genealogy! Isn’t this what we are doing right now? Leaving notes for those thatContinue reading “I Was Here”

My genealogy began with my earliest ancestor, but my own personal journey began…

It was 1970 and my mother gathered us together to tell us that her mother had passed away. We lived a few hours away, so seeing my grandparents was a big event and only 1 or 2 times a year. We loved being there, everyone did. At her funeral there were so many people, theyContinue reading “My genealogy began with my earliest ancestor, but my own personal journey began…”

The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree

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, whereContinue reading “The Humble Genealogist a 6 part guide to discovering your Family Tree”