Month: February 2020

52 Ancestors : Week # 9 – Disaster

I’m really finding this 52 Week Challenge to be just that, a challenge. These weekly prompts have really pushed me to look into my research deeper and for that I am grateful. This week’s writing prompt is DISASTER. This will require some brainstorming… In the dictionary the definition of disaster is a sudden event, such as…

52 Ancestors : Week # 7 – Favourite Discovery

Trying to choose a “Favourite Discovery” is nearly an impossible task for me. I have just learned and discovered so many fascinating things by doing genealogy as a hobby. If I had to choose some of favourites, these would likely be in the running… informing my husband and father-in-law about their ancestors that came across…

52 Ancestors : Week 6 – Same Name

I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of an appropriate topic for this week’s writing prompt from Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors challenge “Same Name.” I thought of a couple of ideas…for instance my father and my husband’s father have the same middle name. My Great-Grandmother married someone with the same last name as her.…