Grab a glass of your favorite wine (or beverage of choice) and jump into researching your female ancestors! In Episode #54 of our podcast, we discuss the struggle in finding our female ancestors with Lisa Lisson, genealogist, writer, educator and author of the blog Are You My Cousin? We all have women in our tree … Continue reading Finding Female Ancestors
Ok, ok, we realize it's almost the end of January and this is just now being written and posted. But hey, at least it's completed. Like most genealogists out there we also have made a few new years resolutions. Amy plans to get rid of her piles of paperwork that are currently living in her … Continue reading 2020 Here We Come
That is my question for the month. Yes, I know it has been a while since I asked a question but truly I have been doing some research. As our most recent podcast is about getting ready for a research trip and since Amy and I have planned one, I thought I better do a … Continue reading Am I Ready for My Research Trip?
Follow my blog with Bloglovin (the above photo is not the cemetery in my story but how I imagine it too look if it had headstones) Looking for the cemetery in Forks of Coal, WV where my great grandfather Millard Stephens is buried has been a fascinating journey. It started when I asked the question … Continue reading A Hunting We Will Go, Cemetery Hunting that is
A simple enough question and yet because I wanted to not only answer it but put it all on Google Earth Pro and make a quick movie out of it, it took waaaaayyyyy longer. This is actually a fun project to do and you can do it for one person or for a family. It … Continue reading Where did Millard Stephens live?