grandmother

Matriarch Monday

  Monday is all about honoring female ancestors who showed strength and perseverance in the face of adversity.  Today’s Matriarch is my []

When Your Cousin is an Axe Murderer

My Ancestors Were Boring… One of the things I enjoy most about genealogy is discovering the unexpected.  Family history can seem rather dull until you discover that first axe murderer hanging around the branches of the old family tree. Researching the lines connected to my Mayflower ancestor has turned up some interesting gems to say the least.  The great thing about Mayflower passengers is that they are such a big topic of interest that they have been researched extensively.  There are groups []

Matriarch Monday

If fathers are the foundation on which a family is built then it’s the mothers that are the backbone which keep it standing.  History is full of strong matriarchs who kept the home fires burning through adversity and hardships.  Though they are frequently lost to history, matriarchs play a huge part in any families’ heritage. Virginia Osborn, also known as Jennie, or Mother Brown late in life, was likely born on Oct 15, 1839 in what was at the time Greenbrier County, []

Past Presence

A site for genealogists and history geeks

Family Fractals

Family history is limitless - the deeper you look, the more there is to see.

The Journey of Steve Jaron

Climbing the tree one branch at a time

LenaSalina Legacy Preservation

Preserving the Past, Living Legacies | archive your personal materials, family history, store photos, documents, artwork

Genealogia dos Lemes

Genealogia da Família Lemes

Blackthorn Genealogy

tales of ancestral adventure, genealogical pursuit, and greater belonging

The Milne/Smeed Connection

Family Stories Past and Present

Middle-aged, Free and Single

Come along and help me work out what the hell happens next.

originstoriesco.wordpress.com/

Genealogy is a tribute to all the little miracles that made you.

Ruth's Reflections

Contemplations from quakey quirky Christchurch

Our Casbon Journey

A blog dedicated to family history, stories, and important events pertaining to Casbon and closely related surnames.

Relative Storyboards

capturing my families' memories

David Kotz

Travel blog