This week’s post from Thomas was a day late. We all understand that life takes over at times. It’s the nature of having jobs, friends, loved ones, sickness. Our ancestors had to deal with life’s pressures too and it would do us good to remember that when we are researching their lives. Why did… Continue reading Genealogy Go Over Week 5
My resolution for 2014 was to get more organized and I did just that. Didn’t find any new ancestors, but the claims I have on old ones are much stronger now. I started using Evernote as my research log for genealogy and as of today I have 2141 notes (mostly documents) in Evernote! As I… Continue reading 2015 Genealogical Resolutions
I have been following a thread on FB about a young woman who wants to join the DAR on a patriot ancestor. From my experience with being a member of our local DAR for just a few months I have found DAR members come in two groups: Those, like me, that have been lifelong genealogist,… Continue reading I bet she feels a little cheated. …
I am not a fan of shaky leaves or having my family tree online where people can link to it or add to it. I am an old fashioned genealogist. Set me in a dusty courthouse, give me $50 in quarters and leave me until the dust sends me into a coma and I am… Continue reading Doing Genealogy The Old Fashion Way in a New Fangled World….