Journey Through the Generations Podcast

If you have been following my journey for sometime now, then you know that I have a podcast as well. We started the podcast about three years ago. We have talked about our research, our research trips, conferences we have attended, and what’s going on in the genealogy community. We last recorded before we left…

Genealogy Ideas During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) breakout, a pandemic.  Since that time the NBA, MBL, and NHL have all suspending their seasons.  College sports soon followed with the cancelation of March Madness and all other collegiate sports.  Disneyland, Disney World, and Broadway announced their closings as…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 22 – At the Cemetery

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…

I Attended My First Writing Workshop

If you have been reading my blog from the beginning, then you know that I have been researching my family history since 2011.  About two years into my family history research I knew that one day I would write a book about my genealogy journey.  I started this blog in 2017 with no formal training…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge – 4 Month Update

I first read about 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge from reading the blog, Uncovering Roots, Extending Branches last year.  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.  The first thing I…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 17 – At Worship

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…

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 14 – Brick Wall

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…

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…