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My Ancestral Journal

So when I merged the blogs together I lost all the personal genealogy posts from my ancestor blog. I’ll be redoing those posts in this blog over the next few months. 50 more words


FamilySearch Adds Civil War Records

Family Search has added a bunch of new records from the US Civil War. “The FamilySearch Civil War page also provides records from the Freedmen’s Bureau, including marriage and bank records and letters, making it possible to locate and learn about African-American Civil War-era ancestors.”

Tweaks & Updates

Model T Ford 1920

This donated photograph says on the reverse,”George M. Ainsworth and his Model T about 1920, Chester’s grandfather, Joe’s grandfather.”

I am having a hard time pinning them down.   74 more words

Elation and Frustration: The Reality of Family History Research

Another day, another archives visit. Off I went to the aptly named “Discovery Museum” in Newcastle which houses the Tyne and Wear Archives. Filled with anticipation and enthusiasm, I was on the trail of my one-handed gypsy 5x great grandmother Charlotte Burnett. 650 more words

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Germantown, TN's Resident Traveler

Tina Sansone & Sheri McNeil Savory are researchers for ResearchDNAWriters.com. During one of Tina’s research cases she came across a fascinating lady, Frances Stuart, that taught her the importance of having an open mind during the research process. 506 more words

Sheri McNeil Savory

Shell-Shocked Britain: Understanding the lasting trauma of the First World War

Millions of soldiers were scarred by their experiences in the First World War trenches, but how new was what we now know as ‘shell shock’? What treatments were on offer? 67 more words


Birth Locations of Mom's Ancestors

A little late to the game but thought I’d post these anyway. #MyColorfulAncestry

Family History