Month: January 2021

Week # 4 – Favourite Photo / 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge for 2021

It’s an impossible task to pick a favourite photo when you are a Mom, a scrapbooker and a family history nut. These are a few of my favourites that I never thought I would ever see. Somehow I find that seeing pictures of people who I have never met brings them closer to me. That’s…

Week # 3 – Namesake / 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge for 2021

Who were you named after? Week 3’s theme is “Namesake.” Are you named for one of your ancestors? Do you have an ancestor who was named for someone else (either in the family or a well-known person)? This is the week to tell their story!  Ramsay – Our son, I’m sure, is delighted to have…

Week # 2 – Family Legend / 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge for 2021

A Legend, by definition is “a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.“ Put your hand up if you’ve been told that you have an ancestor who arrived on the Mayflower? I’ve been told that my Mother’s side of the family did. How about someone in your family who married a Native American…