Brick Wall

#52AncestorsIn52Weeks The search for our ancestors would not be complete with a few hurdles to jump as we wander through the records that help us to find the puzzle pieces together to tell our story. Appreciating our relatives and the history they share should be cherished. As we try to give life to the paper … Continue reading Brick Wall


At The Courthouse

#52Ancestors - Dig deeper for the whole story. Things aren’t always what they seem. Remember...documents are only as accurate as the person giving the information and/or recording. Some mistakes (names, dates, locations, spellings, etc) are not necessarily human error, but an intentional untruth! Anna Grace Waller (my great-grandmother) was born April 22, 1889 in Solon, … Continue reading At The Courthouse

The Evolution of the Library

#52Ancestors At The Library My road to research has taken a 38 year journey through Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, South Carolina, Oregon, Connecticut, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland and Hungary. It began with an infant on my lap as I found the genealogical holdings could be found close to home at the county library. Genealogical Librarian, Barbara … Continue reading The Evolution of the Library

I’d Like To Meet… Sylvia Chamberlin Lamb

#52Ancestors - My 3rd great grandmother Dear Sylvia,   During my many years of research, I have always thought that I would love to not only meet you, but have an amazing conversation with you about your life. There are so many unanswered questions that have no possibility of being answered now that you have … Continue reading I’d Like To Meet… Sylvia Chamberlin Lamb