Category: Carr Family

52 Ancestors : Week # 38 – On The Map

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. The writing prompt for this week is On The Map. Every once in a while Ancestry releases updated Ethnicity Results for our DNA tests. I thought that was quite fitting. In case you are thinking, wait a second…how is it possible that my DNA could change?!…

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.…