Favourite Place – Week # 17

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestor’s Challenge and this week’s writing prompt is Favourite Place. Her suggestions reads “So many records that we use (and memories that we have) are tied to a place. What is a favorite place to research? What is a favorite ancestral home? Feel free to interpret this theme…

52 Ancestors : Week # 14 – Great

I’ve had some really good luck lately as far as researching my family’s history. I might even be so bold as to call it great and that’s not just because great is the theme of this week’s 52 Ancestors writing prompt! *winky face* The information that I received also happens to be about my Great…

Week 11 : Fortune – Newitt Family

Good Fortune I’m participating (again) in Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge and this week the writing prompt is Fortune. Last year, around this same time frame, we had a similar prompt, Prosperity and for that I chose to write about how the famous explorer, Sir Henry Morton Stanley was probably the most financially fortunate of…