*** I’m talking about the FAN principle used by genealogists to list Friends, Associates, and Neighbors of your ancestors. Your FAN club can be a great research technique that can help break down brick walls and help you learn more about your ancestors lives and their communities. Click HERE to read more about my FAN club. ***
These ladies are often referred to as the Stephenson sisters, but to me they will always be Aunt Henrie, Aunt Cille, and Aunt Gaz. One of them if not all of them were there for weddings, births, deaths, holidays, and everything in between for my family. It wasn’t until I was teenager that I learned that we weren’t actually related to them. They were friends with my grandparents. Their children were friends with my parents, and their grandchildren are my friends. So, in many ways they are family in every sense of the word.
Click HERE to read more about my Fan Club