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GeneaChat: Fun in the Sun-Your Ancestors’ Vacations

GeneaChat: Fun in the Sun-Your Ancestors’ Vacations With the start of summer in the northern hemisphere, plans for travel are common. From the beach to the mountains and anywhere in between we are looking for ways to relax and take a break from our day to day lives. Memories of spending time at the beach, mountains and amusement parks with […]


GeneaChat: A“May”zing Ancestors – Recap-What are Y’all Saying?

GeneaChat May 2018- A “May”zing Ancestors-Telling Their Stories- Recap-What are Y’all Saying? This month we have been sharing the stories of our ancestors. We all have stories that have been past down through the generations that need to be preserved or those we have found through our research that need to be shared. So, what did y’all have to say? […]


GeneaChat: A”May”zing Ancestors-Telling Their Stories 2

GeneaChat: A”May”zing Ancestors-Telling Their Stories We all have stories about the lives of our ancestors. The problem is, we don’t always write them down and share them with others. It only takes a couple of generations for stories to become lost. Have you watched those genealogy TV shows and wondered how someone didn’t know their ancestor fought in the Revolutionary […]


GeneaChat: What are Y’all Saying? -April Showers ~Weather in Your Family Tree Recap

GeneaChat: What are Y’all Saying? -April Showers ~Weather in Your Family Tree Recap This month we have been thinking about and sharing the affects weather had on our ancestors. Farmers depended on good weather for their crops; extreme conditions may have caused death or destruction of property. As we struggle through weather conditions today that can change our lives, so […]


GeneaChat: April Showers ~ Weather in Your Family Tree 2

Natural disasters like floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards can change the life of a family. Droughts bring the loss of crops and death of farm animals. Each of these weather-related events have a major impact on a community, living conditions and health of our ancestors. Lives and memories are wiped out and people are forced to relocate. Turning to newspapers, […]


GeneaChat: Reporting on the Past – Recap – What are Y’all Saying?

GeneaChat: Newspapers-Reporting on the Past-Recap-What are Y’all Saying? This month we have been sharing our experience with newspaper research. There is so much beyond finding obituaries. So, what were y’all saying? Dawn Williams-Kogutkiewicz said: I found an uncle by marriage was a bootlegger! He was a bootlegged margarine during the depression! Terri O’Connell writes: I have found so many things […]