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

Inmate No. 33501

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 7 - Unusual Source Prompt: Not all of our genealogy discoveries come in the "regular" sources like vital records and the census. What is a discovery that you've made using an unusual source?  Mug Shot of Samuel Perry Curry - June 1929 - Leavenworth, Kansas One of the most… Continue reading Inmate No. 33501

On This Day: Marriage of David Williamson and Anna Young

David Williamson and Anna Young were married on September 26, 1872, in Perthshire, Scotland David and Anna Young Williamson were my great great grandparents. Scotland as it would have looked at the time of my great great grandparents’ births.Map of Scotland - Tallis, John & Frederick (fl. ca. 1846-1850); drawn & engraved by J. Rapkin… Continue reading On This Day: Marriage of David Williamson and Anna Young