Another Rabbit Hole

This week I have been going down a lot of rabbit holes. Currently I am in the beginning stages of my final ProGen Assignment. I have to write a narrative about an ancestral couple and their children. I have decided I seriously do not want to write about my Stewart Lines as there are justContinue reading “Another Rabbit Hole”

Learned something new…

Today, I watched a webinar entitled Long Distance Italian Genealogy from Shellee A. Morehead, PhD, CG that was on Legacy Family Tree Webinars. My Dad and I had been talking about his family line and we know so little of anyone who was not in the United States. So after watching the webinar where I wasContinue reading “Learned something new…”

Love the headline..

This weekend I was working on my Stewart Line and I stumbled across this obituary for my 2X Great-Grandmother, Ella Mayo Stewart. Bang really in your face, a bit of sensationalism anyone. This obituary appeared in THE Plattsburgh Daily Press. Ella is the widow of Joseph Gardiner Stewart of the previous post. Back in theContinue reading “Love the headline..”

Joseph Gardiner Stewart (1851-1912)

Joseph Gardiner Stewart was born 4 Oct 1851 in Redford, Clinton Co, NewYork to  William Stewart (1811-1872) and Elizabeth Davis Stewart (1826-1897). Joseph Stewart is my 2nd Great-Grandfather. Joseph first appears on the 1860 census in the Town of Black Brook, Clinton Co, NY along with his parents, William (49) and Elizabeth (30), sister MaryContinue reading “Joseph Gardiner Stewart (1851-1912)”

52 Ancestors – Week 2 – Favorite Photo

This week we were prompted to post about our favorite photo. I have 2 currently one old and one new. I love this photo of my husband and our 3 kiddos from October 2018. It is a favorite because Jimmy our now 12 year old is actually looking at the camera. He has autism andContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 2 – Favorite Photo”

52 Ancestors in 2020 – Week 1 – Fresh Start

It is a brand new year and a new decade. As the new year dawns it is full of amazing possibilities and opportunities, a new beginning and a fresh start, which brings us to our topic for week one of the edition of 52 Ancestors. My Fresh Start is not chucking everything and starting over,Continue reading “52 Ancestors in 2020 – Week 1 – Fresh Start”

2020 One Little Word – Harmony

  Back in the day, I was a scrapbooker. Actually it is something I am going to start doing again for me and not about creating the perfect layout, but I digress. When I was a scrapbooker I took part in choosing a word every year. I have found that by choosing this word IContinue reading “2020 One Little Word – Harmony”

52 Ancestors – Week 52 – You

“Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” ― Judy Garland I did it. I completed all 52 Weeks of Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestor Challenge. I stuck with it. This weeks prompt is about you. So I figured I would tell you a bit about me. IContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 52 – You”

52 Ancestors – Week 51 – Future

So looking forward to 2020, I have all sorts of projects and goals in mind. It is going to require me to be a bit more organized with my time and with my research. Genealogy Projects for 2020 File a DAR supplemental application for my daughter through her paternal grandma’s line. Clear the DAR AdditionalContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 51 – Future”

52 Ancestors – Week 50 -Tradition

Tradition. What makes a tradition? I try to think of traditions we had growing up and nothing leaps out to me. With my own family, I try to concentrate on making the memories and being present. Things that might be considered traditions are we put our Christmas Tree the weekend of Veterans Day. We tendContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 50 -Tradition”