Making Your Own Genealogical Record Trail

It has been a busy month for me which is why I have not been writing much here on this blog.  My fiancé and I decided to get married last month after several years of engagement. We planned a small ceremony  with our parents and then a dinner celebration afterwards. We are an unconventional couple … Continue reading Making Your Own Genealogical Record Trail

2012 Goals and Progress Made

Here it is October and I've not checked on my goals since June! General Genealogy Goals Education 1.  Attend the Ohio Genealogical Conference in Cleveland, Ohio (April 12-14).  I decided not to attend this year.  2.  Attend the National Family History Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio (May 9-12).  Yes, I was able to go!  It was a fun experience and I’m … Continue reading 2012 Goals and Progress Made

Dealing with a Smoky Bible

  In May I was fortunate to get several bags full of family photographs and other items from my dad.  I was unprepared for a great find- my grandfather's family Bible! Based on the names written in the inside cover, I believe that it was his mother's originally.  Even more amazing was how much of … Continue reading Dealing with a Smoky Bible

Margaret Clifford- High School Grad

In May I received several bags of documents, photos, and other ephemera that had been in my dad's keeping the past few years.  As I have slowly tried to get rid of the smoky stink that clings to everything, I have gone through and begun scanning and documenting the contents.  It wasn't until I began … Continue reading Margaret Clifford- High School Grad