I took on a little project the last couple of weeks – something I’d meaning to do for a long time: how are the Gilchrists, Frasiers, Pierces and Rosecrans families all interconnected? I found some surprising answers and many more connections than I expected.
I was looking through Grandma Thelma’s photo album last week and noticed several fun photos of Grandma and her siblings through the years.
This week’s theme is “Crime and Punishment.” Our ancestors were human, so it tends to reason that someone in the family tree found themselves on the wrong side of the law. The up-side for us is that they often created more records than the law-abiding ancestors!
DNA. It’s amazing how three letters could so completely change the field of genealogy. What’s a discovery you’ve made with DNA? What about a brick wall that DNA might help break down?
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!