Living with Loss

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 12: Loss PROMPT: Loss is universal. There are many ways to explore this theme, whether it's the loss of a loved one, a livelihood, freedom. You could take a research-based angle on it and talk about the loss of records where your ancestors lived.  John Wallace Cathcart II… Continue reading Living with Loss

Double the Pleasure!

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 9: Multiples PROMPT: Any twins in the family? What about triplets? Or maybe you have an ancestor like my 3rd-great grandmother who was married multiple times. How about an ancestor who held down multiple jobs?  A set of twins was born into my mother's maternal family, the Cathcarts.… Continue reading Double the Pleasure!

On This Day: Birth of Jean Linton

Jean Linton was born October 15, 1921, in Denison, Kansas. She currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jean Linton is my 1st Cousin 1X removed. Jean Linton Hemphill at a granddaughter’s wedding in 2012 Jean Linton and her younger sister Frances Linton (born in 1924 and also still living) were the children of William Roy Linton… Continue reading On This Day: Birth of Jean Linton