52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 22: Military PROMPT: What is something you've learned about one of your military ancestors? I recently discovered information about a family member who died in combat in Germany in World War II. I knew that this new (to me) information would be material most appropriate for this post.… Continue reading The Fighting Falcons
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 21: At the Cemetery PROMPT: Cemeteries are such special places; I feel drawn even to those where I don't have any ancestors buried. Which cemetery is special in your family's history? Do you have a story about "visiting" a special relative? Two of my great great-parents--Walter and Marian… Continue reading Midwest Pilgrimage
52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks - Week 20: Cousin Bait PROMPT: "Cousin bait" is a term used to describe the ways we try to attract the attention of others researching our families. It could be things like blogging, having a public online tree, or leaving comments on a FindAGrave memorial. Have you successfully set cousin… Continue reading Gone Fishin’!