Month: December 2020

52 Ancestors : Week # 51 – Winter

The other day I read Amy Johnson Crow’s email, specifically her description of this week’s challenge which reads “Week 51’s theme is “Winter.”¬†Here in the northern hemisphere, we will be welcoming winter on December 21……..How would winter have affected your ancestors? Any Snow, Winters, or Frosts in the family tree?” So I thought, no, we…

52 Ancestors : Week # 50 – Witness to History

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestor Challenge and the writing prompt for Week # 50 is Witness to History. It sure seems like this year, 2020 has been something for the history books doesn’t it? I mean, think about it… a global pandemic, a global movement for racial justice, the Australian bush fires,…

Mistakes I Made When Starting My Family History Research / 52 Ancestors : Week # 49 – Oops

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge this year. We are at Week # 49 and the writing prompt is OOPS. Oh, my gosh. Where do I start?! Here’s a list of mistakes I made when starting to research my family history. I’m sure that I’m not alone in some of these oopsies.…