#52Ancestors For those who are new to genealogy, this entry is intended to provided food for thought and an understanding of the reality of research results. Whatever your reason for taking that DNA test or beginning your journey to find your ancestors, there is much you need to understand. The first and most important key … Continue reading Surprise!
#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
#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
James Rutledge - It is family oral history that we are connected to the first Governor of South Carolina, John Rutledge. While we have no definitive information to validate this claim, the search for more about the personal life of James Rutledge (1756-1817) has continued. His only known daughter, Narcissa Rutledge, (my 4th great-grandmother) married … Continue reading Unusual Name =Challenge James Rutledge #52Ancestors
Martha Evelyn - 1915 As we move forward in the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge, I formally introduce to you one of my possible ancestor challenges. The backstory to the photo is quite simple. Mom passed away in 2014, I was given the family bible. As far as we know, it belonged to her … Continue reading #52Ancestors – Challenge
Carter Road Bridge - Cleveland, Ohio 1939
Aka John P Grace Memorial BridgeNote: The start of Preston Maxwell Appleby’s career as International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Worker.