Category: Newitt Family

Foundations – Week # 1 (2022)

This week’s theme of “Foundations” brings to mind the foundations or the building blocks of a home. In terms of family history, this makes me think of some pictures that were recently shared with me of my Paternal Grandparents, Margaret (Newitt) and Eddie APPS who built their first home at 4659 Georgia Street in Burnaby,…

52 Ancestors : Week # 14 – Great

I’ve had some really good luck lately as far as researching my family’s history. I might even be so bold as to call it great and that’s not just because great is the theme of this week’s 52 Ancestors writing prompt! *winky face* The information that I received also happens to be about my Great…

Week 11 : Fortune – Newitt Family

Good Fortune I’m participating (again) in Amy Johnson-Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge and this week the writing prompt is Fortune. Last year, around this same time frame, we had a similar prompt, Prosperity and for that I chose to write about how the famous explorer, Sir Henry Morton Stanley was probably the most financially fortunate of…