Category: Ackroyd Family

52 Ancestors : Week # 33 – Troublemaker

The writing prompt for Week # 33 in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge is TROUBLEMAKER. I will resist the urge to name my brother, kidding đŸ˜‰ There have been a couple of ancestors that have caused me grief as far as my research goes, so to me they are the troublemakers. John Wright The…

52 Ancestors : Week # 30 – The Old Country

This week for Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge the writing prompt is The Old Country. When I looked up the definition it states the native country of a person who has gone to live abroad. My Family Now for myself, I have lived in Canada my entire life, but I suppose the Old Country…

52 Ancestors : Week # 22 – Uncertain

A while back, Week # 6 to be exact, in Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge I wrote about the Ackroyd Family for the writing prompt “Same Name“. This week’s post is a (muddled up and somewhat confusing) continuation from that week. There are still parts about the life of my husband’s Great-Grandmother, Helena Ackroyd that…

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.…