Milk of Sisterly Kindness

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 19: Mother's Day Prompt: Sunday was Mother's Day in the US. This week, let's take a look at the mothers you're researching. (They do make up half of your family tree, after all!)  I guess you could call this a mother-daughter-daughter story. My husband's great-grandmother Tziporah "Sarah"/"Sela" Fox/Fuchs… Continue reading Milk of Sisterly Kindness

Maine Attraction

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 17: Favorite Place Prompt: So many records that we use (and memories that we have) are tied to a place. What is a favorite place to research? What is a favorite ancestral home? Feel free to interpret this theme in your own way!  Lobster fisherman dressed for the… Continue reading Maine Attraction

Taking Cellfies

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 18: Crime and Punishment PROMPT: Our ancestors were human, so it tends to reason that someone in the family tree found themselves on the wrong side of the law. The upside for us is that they often created more records than the law-abiding ancestors!  Samuel Perry Curry's mug… Continue reading Taking Cellfies