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 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”


Meet Earl and Frances (Stewart) Witherwax, my maternal grandparents and the reason I started this family history journey. My Grandma was my initiation into our family history, though Grandpa took us everywhere. I think he did it to humor Grandma at first, though he was fabulous at throwing out comments like “I knew we wereContinue reading “Welcome!”