Monthly Archives: July 2020

#Genealogy: The Day My Maternal Grandmother Was Born

This post is a response to a question posted by Randy Seavers at Genea-Musings. He asked, “What happened in the world on the day your maternal grandmother was born?” My maternal grandmother was born on January 13, 1909, in Muscogee, … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Newsworthy

The first time I heard about what happened, I was in the living room with my mom and a movie was on in which someone accidentally shot someone and killed them. I made a comment about how stupid that was, … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Multiple

The trouble with family history research today, more than ever, is that for any given person in one’s family tree, one can find multiple ancestors. Not multiple in the sense of two parents, four grandparents, eight great-grandparents. Multiple in the … Continue reading

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#52Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Solo

If you know me at all, you must realize that when Amy Johnson Crow announced the Week 27 prompt for her 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge, my first thought was Han Solo. However, I haven’t found any familial connection … Continue reading

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I think a lot of people today don’t really understand what compromise means. Merriam-Webster has two definitions for the noun…. 1a : settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions 1b : something intermediate between or … Continue reading

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