Category Archives: Family

What Was Life Like for My Ancestors?—Brad Westwood at RootsTech 2019 – FamilySearch July 17, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch today – What Was Life Like for My Ancestors?—Brad Westwood at RootsTech 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/brad-westwood-at-rootstech-2019/. What was life like for our ancestors? Brad Westwood, senior public historian at the Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, attempted … Continue reading

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Working Through Grief — The Alchemist’s Studio

Some of you may be aware that recently I have experienced the loss that death brings. Nothing stings like the passing of a parent. It is a reminder of your own immortality. Now I have not had the best of … Continue reading

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Update on My Oldest Brother – Out of the Hospital After 31 Days

I received a Facebook message from my oldest brother yesterday. He’s finally out of the V. A. Hospital after 31 days of being there for MRSA. I posted about him on June 12, 2019 –  Prayers for My Brother Fighting … Continue reading

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The Genealogy Blog Party: My Recipe for Success — My Descendant’s Ancestors

Have you solved a difficult genealogy problem or smashed down a research brick wall? Inquiring minds want your Recipe for Success! This month, the Genealogy Blog Party is all about solving genealogical problems, big and small. Tell us WHAT your … Continue reading

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Prayers for My Brother Fighting MRSA

I found out recently that my oldest brother is in the hospital fighting an MRSA (What is MRSA?) infection. He is improving, but MRSA is pretty nasty. Link about MRSA added June 13, 2019. If you could keep my brother … Continue reading

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Guide to Locating WW2 Ancestors – FindMyPast

I saw this on FindMyPast a few minutes ago – Guide to Locating WW2 Ancestors: https://blog.findmypast.com/search-guide-locating-ww2-ancestors-2129481869.html. Many of you may have known someone who served during World War 2, and some of you may have been lucky enough to hear … Continue reading

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Father and Son Meet After 48 Years – MyHeritage

I saw this a few minutes ago on MyHeritage – Father and Son Meet After 48 Years: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/06/father-and-son-meet-after-48-years/. John Cummings of Keizer, Oregon was adopted at birth. After years of trying and failing to find information about his biological family, … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 20, 2019 – FamilySearch

I saw this earlier today –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 20, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-may-20-2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Argentina, Ukraine, and the United States, including Arizona, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, and Utah. Search these new records and images by … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 13, 2019 – FamilySearch

I saw this earlier today –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of May 13, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-may-13-2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Australia, France, Spain, and the United States, including Illinois, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Obituaries from American Society of Germans from … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2019

Happy Mother’s Day 2019 to my family and friends who are mothers. In memory of Mom – https://billiongraves.com/supporting-record/Iva-R-Hartman/99532440,  https://mississippigravestones.org/view.php?id=27271 and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/762560/iva-ruth-hartman.  

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