52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Margaret Ann Clifford Alford

Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week.  Since I've been wanting to write more about my family on a regular basis I thought this was a prime opportunity to step up to the plate.  So here we go! My … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Margaret Ann Clifford Alford

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

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

Margaret Ann Clifford (1925-2008)

Margaret (Marge) was born September 1, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois to Violetta Agnes Senn (1902-1997) and John Leo Clifford (1902-1980).  She had two sisters, Mary Elizabeth and Barbara Louise, and a younger brother Thomas Richard.  In the 1930 census the family lived at 2204 1/2 Miami Street, South Bend, Indiana.   In late 1947, Marge met … Continue reading Margaret Ann Clifford (1925-2008)

Clifford Family Revelations & Morse Breakthroughs

Earlier this month I was fortunate to have my dad come and visit.  I don't get to see him very often so I appreciated the fact that he drove the 6 hours to see me.  It was great catching up and getting the chance to see photos that he'd gotten from my Uncle Tom's apartment.  … Continue reading Clifford Family Revelations & Morse Breakthroughs