52 Ancestors: #7 Samuel Engel

Now's the time to resume the No Story Too Small challenge from last year!   This time I am going to introduce you to my Great Great Grandfather, Samuel Hirsch Engel.  He is the father of my maternal great grandmother, Tony.  Here's what I've learned over the past few years since I began researching Samuel's life. Initially as I researched, my … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #7 Samuel Engel

Genealogy & GIS: Are You Making the Connection?

Last month I had the pleasure to present at RootsTech 2015 and introduce a large crowd to a favorite topic of mine!  Ever since I was a kid I have loved maps.  By the time I had my driver's license I had traveled all over the United States with my family.  Most of the trips … Continue reading Genealogy & GIS: Are You Making the Connection?