52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 26: Conflict PROMPT: Conflict seems to be part of the human experience. How did it affect your ancestors? It could be through war, legal conflicts, or bad relationships. You could also think about having to resolve conflicting evidence in your research. Plaque with Agnus Dei on a Cross… Continue reading Religious Animals
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 25: Groups PROMPT: Humans are generally social creatures; that is, we tend to form or join groups. These groups could be familial or they could be by choice. Think about church groups, fraternal organizations, schools, jobs/trades, sports teams, or clubs that an ancestor belonged to. My great-grandfather Ernest… Continue reading Solidarity
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 23: Bridge PROMPT: A bridge connects two things that are separated, whether it's land or people (maybe even time?). You could take the theme literally and write about an ancestor who worked on bridges or had to cross them regularly. How about someone who worked or lived on… Continue reading That’s Entertainment!