About 5 years ago, Bill West challenged the Geneabloggers to put their ancestors’ names to song lyrics. He’s brought that challenge again, and this is my [weak] attempt. I heard this song on the radio the other day and I couldn’t help but notice how…
In case you missed it on Facebook, here’s the announcement: Now that I have received my great grandfather’s (Walter Gallagher) scrapbooks, the ownership of which the Ridgefield Public Library so graciously relinquished, I have created a new blog just for…
My 3rd great grandfather, Anton Heerdink, has been a question buried in a puzzle and wrapped in an enigma since I began researching the Heerdink line. Finally, I think I may have some answers. His story goes something like this: Anton Heerdink was born in…
Thanks +Jennifer Swart! I found her too, but she didn't seem to fit age-wise with the rest of the crew ... plus, I'm not sure she was old enough to be sworn for an affidavit at that time. But - stranger things have happened, I suppose :)
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Paralegal by day, but my alter ego is a Genealogist. I have been working on my genealogy in fits and starts since about 1990, when my grandfather passed away and I inherited his research. I have just begun working through the NGS Home Study Course, well on my way toward genealogy certification. You can contact me at lostancestors [at] gmail [dot] com.
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I completed my AAS in Paralegal Studies at Chattanooga State in 2011 - summa cum laude, no less ... and survived.