The 52 Weeks series continues this week with an examination of family legends. Is there a tale that’s been passed down in your family? Have you proven (or maybe disproven) it? Perhaps you have an ancestor who was legendary (or should have been). Hoo boy. Lots of ground to plow on THIS one.
I signed onto the “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” program, which provides a writing prompt every Monday to encourage progress and sharing on family history and genealogy. Seems like a good way to kick off the New Year, genealogy-wise.
Adding to the misery of 2020, I found a while back that the research linking my ancestry to taffeltackäre Johan Hultman (d. 1735) is almost certainly in error or possibly even fabricated.
One of my most excellent genealogical adventures has been connecting my P.W. Pearson family to Eulie Olson and his descendants. I was reviewing recent DNA matches on Ancestry and came across another set of cousins – descended from an aunt of both P.W. and Eulie. First, let’s get our bearings. Here we see a chart […]
One of the blogs I follow noted the availability of new records for New York state. Whenever I see something like that, I always check to see if there’s anything related to my Cambbell family. This time I got lucky!