Week 1 of 52 ancestors in 52 weeks. Lillie Weatherspoon was a woman who was willing to make a fresh start in life so that is why my paternal great grandmother is my fresh start ancestor.
Genealogical research is a fun adventure. Decades into the hobby, I still frequently find myself discovering new terms and learning new things. Gretna Green is the term I learned recently.
The strange death of the Van Patton’s sets off a strange rise and fall of lawman Joe Cochran
What’s in a surname? I grew up with a surname I hated. It was unpleasant to the ears, hard to spell, and […]