52 Ancestors – In the Census

Week 5 of the challenge was In the Census. Census are one of the main records, I use when I look into the family history. Every now and then I will revisit a census record to see what other clues can be found. I also now go and read the enumerators instructions to better understandContinue reading “52 Ancestors – In the Census”

52 Ancestors – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Yes I am still 2 weeks behind but that is okay. I gave this one a lot of thought and there were so many people I wanted to eat with. Sarah Larkin Beardsley – I would love to know her thoughts on Medical School in the 1880s. My Grandpa Tony – What was like likeContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?”

52 Ancestors – Longevity

Yes, I know I am behind with posting my 52 ancestors challenge, but this longevity prompt had me stumped. I just could not figure out what to do. Finally, a light bulb went off in my head. I would give you a bit of commentary on those ancestors of mine who supposedly lived to beContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Longevity”

52 Ancestors – Favorite Photo

Week 2 of 52 Ancestors is Favorite Photo. This was a tough one for me because I don’t have a lot of old family photos. Also photos take such a huge part in my life as a former scrapbooker. I would still scrapbook if I had more time. Priorities. As I thought of a photoContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Favorite Photo”

52 Ancestors Challenge

I have decided to take part in a Challenge highlighting¬† 52 ancestors of mine or in my family tree so they might be Gerard’s side. I hope by sharing my journey I will ignite your passion for family stories. Each and every one of our ancestors deserves to be remembered for the good or theContinue reading “52 Ancestors Challenge”