52 Ancestors – Week 46 – Poor Man

I am still playing catch-up and I am determined to finish all 52 weeks of this project. Though I am thinking for next year I want to do some ancestor profiles here on the blog. I have found this to be a rewarding experience. This prompt was very hard for me. Poor Man. Most ofContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 46 – Poor Man”

52 Ancestors – Week 6 – Surprise

I have been mulling the topic of this post for a few days. Trying to figure out where to go with it and trying to figure out if there was a big A-Ha moment in my research and I really couldn’t come up with anything. Looking back I would have to say the biggest surprisesContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 6 – Surprise”

52 Ancestors 2019 Edition

Well, let’s hope I complete more of 2019 than I did for 2018. So the goal is more than 13. Wish me luck. Here we go Week 1 – the prompt FIRST…For this I decided to concentrate on my husband’s family and his Norwegian Great-Great Grandfather Neils Osborne.  I always thought the Osborne was IrishContinue reading “52 Ancestors 2019 Edition”

Thank you 30 x 30 challenge…

So far the 30 x 30 challenge has been great for my research. It is forcing me to be deliberate in my research and not fall down many rabbit holes. Progress report – Day 2 I focused on Neil Osborne, Bergetti’s husband and made a similar timeline for him but it did not reveal anyContinue reading “Thank you 30 x 30 challenge…”

Bergetti Netland Osborne (30 x 30 Day 1)

Yesterday was day 1 of my 30 x 30 challenge and let’s just say it raised more questions. I decided to start with my husband’s 2X Great-Grandmother, Bergetti Netland Osborne. Gerard’s Norwegian Great-Great Grandparents call me and when they are speaking you need to listen to those voices. You need to tell the story. IContinue reading “Bergetti Netland Osborne (30 x 30 Day 1)”