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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 […]


GeneaChat:“Foolish Mistakes”-What Have You Learned? Recap-What Did Y’all Have to Say?

“Foolish Mistakes”-What Have You Learned? Recap-What Did Y’all Have to Say? The celebration of April Fool’s Day seemed the right time to think about our genealogy mistakes. Those “foolish” things we did as a newbie or continue to do as we plug along in our research. I confessed some of my mistakes in the original post. From not citing my […]