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the first house i lived in: the old homestead…

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks, 2018; week 13 prompt:  The Old Homestead. ___ Six-fifty-one Knickerbocker Street.  The old homestead.  Sigh.  The first place in which I have recollections of being.  In my mind it’s a grand place, that grandness only slightly diminished … Continue reading

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The Elusive Life of Hans Herr

Originally posted on Eric’s Roots:
One great challenge in genealogy is trying to make sense of conflicting records, knowing full well that one can never have a definitive, fully documented answer, but must instead make the most educated guess…

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an ode to my likers and my commenters

Y’all Likers and, OH, you Commenters 😮 — you make me wanna hug ya. 🙂 🙂 🙂 Right through this laptop screen, I’d reach my arms straight out, and (hoping it wouldn’t bug ya), I’d big-like, thanks-heaps hug ya. 🙂 It’s like this: … Continue reading

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free access to military records at findmypast june 27-july 4, 2016

HAALLLOOO genealogy enthusiasts everywhere, this one bears broadcast 🙂 : Notice of this freebie offer was emailed me in the form of “Genea-Musings” blogger Randy Seaver’s post, “Free Access to Findmypast Military Records from 27 June to 4 July”[2], which I could not for … Continue reading

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