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Linda Colston
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Things To Keep In Mind When Researching
Busy is not a big enough word to describe these last few weeks.  Thus, I've gotten behind...again.... As my research experience grows, there are lots of things to remember and keep in mind.  There are too many to keep in my head, so figured I'd share them. ...

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And the plot thickens with George E
There is something (actually a LOT) to be said for reviewing
records/information more than once.  As I was looking at the records from
the Children's Home in Miami County, Ohio, something just did not seem
right........ The story that was passed down regard...

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Chronology of George E. Holeton
Here is a rough draft of what I know regarding George E. Holeton: Year Age Location Event Source 1847 0 West Milton,
Ohio Birth 1850
Census,  1849 2 Union,
Mercer, Ohio Sister Malinda born 1850
Census 1850 3 Union,
Mercer, Ohio Census,  1850
Cen...

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Chronology of George E. Holeton
Here is a rough draft of what I know regarding George E. Holeton: Year Age Location Event Source 1847 0 West Milton, Ohio Birth 1850
Census,  1849 2 Union, Mercer, Ohio Sister Malinda born 1850
Census 1850 3 Union, Mercer, Ohio Census,  1850
Census 18...

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After a two year hiatus....
I'm determined to get back into working on writing skills and sharing my genealogy journey.  Stay tuned..... In addition to sharing success and dilemmas, I also plan to share what I'm learning, important things to remember while researching and of course le...

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Breck Watkins
Breck Watkins is my Great Grandfather who was born July 8, 1879 in Kentucky.  Have not found him in the 1900 census though I have a note that in that census he was doing Public Work in a Sawmill.  (Need to find out where I obtained that information.)  He wo...

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My Illegitimate Great Great Grandfather was raised by an Angel!
Today's tale involves my Great Great Grandfather-Sherman Watkins.  Sherman was the son of Emily Watkins and ?  He was born December 5, 1866.  He married Mildred Herrald and had 12 children with her-including my Great Grandfather.  He actually married 4 time...

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