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GeneaChat: Last Leaves – Where Are You Stuck? 5

GeneaChat: Last Leaves – Where Are You Stuck? Who are the last leaves on your family tree? You know, those people who are the last on our pedigree charts. The ones we refer to as brick walls. We all have them. Sometimes, there simply is no information available to move past those leaves and add another. Other times, it’s a […]


What Pets did Your Ancestors Have? Recap. What are Y’all Saying?

Dog Days of Summer – What Pets did Your Ancestors Have? Recap. What are Y’all Saying? August has been a fun month of discussing our ancestor’s pets and sharing their photos. My post Dog Days of Summer~Did Your Ancestor Own Pets Includes pictures and stories about the animals I remember family members owning or seen in photos. The link is included […]


Geneachat: Corn as High as an Elephant’s Eye-What Did Your Ancestor Grow? 3

Geneachat: Corn as High as an Elephant’s Eye-What Did Your Ancestor Grow? According to the 1955 musical Oklahoma, one of the descriptions of that beautiful morning was “the corn was as high as an elephant’s eye. Crops, livestock and the land they raised them on have always been important to our ancestors. ((Source: https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Oklahoma_(1955_film))) During the month of July, we […]


Geneachat: Junebugs~What Bugs You About Genealogy? -Recap What Did Y’all Have to Say?

Geneachat: Junebugs~What Bugs You About Genealogy? -Recap What Did Y’all Have to Say? This month we shared what bugs us as we peruse our genealogy activities. As a starter, I shared a few things that bug me: Not having enough time to do my own research Ancestors who did not write names on pictures Records that I cannot find People […]


GeneaChat: May Flowers – Where Did They Bloom? Recap-What Did Y’all Have to Say?

GeneaChat: May 2017-May Flowers-Where Did They Bloom? Recap-What Did Y’all Have to Say? This month’s topic discussed our immigrant ancestors and their stories of leaving their homes to make a new life. The FamilySearch blog posted The Lives of Our Immigrant Ancestors in 2012. In it, the book The Life Stories of Undistinguished Americans As Told by Themselves is recommended. Lara […]