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Diana Ritchie
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Another SCORE for the Shaking Leaf Hints
I have a confession to make and I hope it doesn’t get me thrown out of the highly selective genealogy club. I love the shaking leaf hints on Ancestry. I even wrote a blog post about them a few eons ago. This time the shaking leaf solved a big mystery for ...

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Family Events ~ January 31 - February 7
[ Yes, I know - February 6th should be the last day...but I have a special reason for including it here! ] January 31st ~ On this day in 1901 in Edinburgh, Scotland William Hannan RITCHIE , my 2nd cousin twice removed is born. He will only live for 4 days....

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FINALLY Get Organized! Jan 3rd-9th 2016
[If you'd like more information on Dear Myrtle's Finally Getting Organized  - click on the picture to the right] Here are our marching order for this week along with my progress.  I'm pretty good for this week because I spent my Christmas break time cleanin...

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Welcome 2016
It’s a bright, sparkly New Year full of resolutions that I haven’t yet broken and goals that I haven’t yet failed to meet. When it comes to goals I find I’m rather like Jane Austen’s heroine, Emma, "Emma has been meaning to read more ever since she was twel...

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I need to post this on my wall!  :-)

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The Genealogy Do-Over Part 3 – Organize
Back in December, Thomas MacEntee announced the Genealogy Do-Over . Since then the big red button above has been popping up all over! There is also a related Facebook group that has generated a ton of good ideas. I decided to join in for a couple of reasons...

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The Genealogy Do-Over Part 2– Analyze
Back in December, Thomas MacEntee announced the Genealogy Do-Over . Since then the big red button above has been popping up all over! There is also a related Facebook group that has generated a ton of good ideas. I decided to join in for a couple of reasons...

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The Genealogy Do-Over Part 1 – The Software Dilemma
Back in December, Thomas MacEntee announced the Genealogy Do-Over . Since then the big red button above has been popping up all over! There is also a related Facebook group that has generated a ton of good ideas. I decided to join in for a couple of reason...

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #25 ~ William Eickelberg, You're Fired!
First just the facts: Name: William Eicklberg Born: 24 Mar 1863, Cölpin, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany Married: 01 Jan 1884 to Nellie Auflick, Charleston, West Virginia Died:11 Dec 1934, Denver, Colorado [ Find A Grave memorial ] Imaging discovering that yo...

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52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks #24 ~ Barbara Zaugg
Written for Amy Johnson Crow's Challenge 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks. (click on the icon in the sidebar for details at Amy's blog)  And now we come to the last child of Jacob Zaugg and Anna Stetler as listed in the Zaugg book. First just the facts: Name: (Anna...
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