Finding Family

One woman's obsession with family history.

There are some people in this world who, after they have gone, will leave behind bright, blazing pathways for researchers like myself to follow. At every turn there will be information of some kind and their lives are slowly plumped up from being simply birth, death and marriage records to something that is all encompassing. …

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When researching family history one must always look at the facts. They are (generally) clear cut and give us the information we need. So-and-so was born on this date, at this place and these were his/her parents. He/she was married or didn’t marry. He/she had children or didn’t have children. He/she died. It’s not really …

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My goodness. How the year flies by! But what a wonderful year it’s been. Though my blog posts still remain sporadic, behind the scenes, family history research is still very much a dominant factor in my life. So what have I been up to this year? Brickwalls were finally broken when I discovered my Great …

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