Genealogist at Work-Genealogy Regrets

Back in the 1990s, when I first started with genealogy, most of the way genealogists communicated was through written letters. I have never been much of a letter writer, and with two small children, time was at a premium.  Today as I go through my files and make scans of records, I find two letters… Continue reading Genealogist at Work-Genealogy Regrets

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So that they will not be lost….

I know the heartache of looking for over 25 years for an ancestress who lived in the late 1800s, yet no records of her except the 1880 census exist. She was a very poor share cropper and her story would be lost to all time if it weren’t for me, her 3rd great grand daughter… Continue reading So that they will not be lost….