52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 13 – In the Newspaper

NOTE: I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow in January 2019. The idea behind this challenge is that you will receive email prompts, a word or phrase, every week, and you find something about your research or family history to write about. I write in…

30X30 Challenge – May 2018….Completed

I started the 30X30 genealogy challenge on May 1, 2018.  This challenge is the brain child of genealogy blogger, Janine Adams of Organize Your Family History.  She challenged her readers to complete some genealogy research every day for 30 days for at least 30 minutes.  I decided that I would focus my research efforts on…

Expanding My Research Outside of Arkansas

One of my favorite genealogy shows is TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are.  The guest of the show starts their research in the state where their relative was born.  They usually go to the state archives or local library and meet with a genealogist or historian that walks them through the research and lets…