I have a fun week coming up. Only have to work a few hours on Monday and a few on Tuesday and then I am off for the holidays! I am looking forward to a little genealogy free time. Today I am making the most of a cold Sunday by working on Marriages. First I… Continue reading Genealogy Productivity
Every year the kids start out excited about a new school year, new football season, marching, etc. But by mid October, they are growing weary of the constant practice, football games on Friday, competitions on Saturday. They are ready to be teenagers and have some down time. Last night was our one and only tournament… Continue reading We Lost! Football season is over!
Tonight I have found a lot more marriage records and brought my source total to 2950. Just 50 shy of my goal of 3000. With all the new stuff for genealogist coming online each day, it may be hard to believe I still prefer to sit at my desk, cranking a microfilm machine. But I… Continue reading Progress at last
I didn't do much genealogy pre computers. I grew up in the computer age, and so it was natural when I started doing genealogy to get a computer. My first computer just use EMACS and a simple word processing program to allow me to type in the family tree. When I found someone or new… Continue reading Modern Genealogy
I have been slowly working my way through the index to the Rutherford County Marriage Book 1. I have a lot of pictures to take in the next few weeks. (I photograph the microfilm image, since my machine doesn't print). This morning I found the marriage record of Narcissus Edwards (my 2nd Great Grandmother) to… Continue reading Microfilm paid off