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.…