The theme for Week 3 of the “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” challenge is “Favourite Photo.” There’s a pile of photo albums on my floor that were recently inherited from my grandfather when he moved out of his house and into a senior’s apartment. A number of years ago, I digitized most of the images … Continue reading My Favourite Photo
The theme for Week 2 of the 2022 edition of “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” is “Favorite Find.” Of all the documents I’ve come across in my research into my family’s past, the one that stands out for me is perhaps the one that took me the longest to find – the baptism of my … Continue reading My Favourite Find
After many decades of my life devoted to (some would say obsessed with) tracing the branches of my far-flung family, I have decided to start writing about some of my discoveries along this journey. While it can be exciting to find new details about family, it’s also done mostly in isolation, so no one else … Continue reading Foundation of a Family Historian
I have been passionate about family history research for over 30 years and enjoy helping others discover more about their own ancestry. I thought I’d start to share some of my discoveries and observations.
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