Nine (9) top FREE genealogical websites. Sites suited for the beginning researcher. This is a short yet, comprehensive list that will allow you to explore (or for some revisit) a large range of resources that will help you on your journey. Over the next 9 days I will highlight a different website. Take time to visit the website and see what it has to offer. Every researcher should create their own toolkit of resources. This toolkit should expand and change overtime as your needs and research changes.
As the holiday fast approaches many people are planning cookouts, family gatherings and enjoying time off. For a lot of people part of the holiday tradition includes visiting cemeteries and placing flowers on the grave stones of loved ones. This is one of my families traditions. Since, I was a child, I've visited the cemetery... Continue Reading →
Today was the Homegoing Service (Funeral) for my Great Aunt Louise. She was the youngest sibling of my Grandmother, Anna Mae. We were not particularly close. However, I did enjoy seeing her, no matter how infrequently. She always had a warm smile and big laugh and I was always glad to see her. She and... Continue Reading →
My Maternal Grandmother, Granny, took care of me during the day, before I entered Kindergarten, while my parents were at work. Her first and middle names was Anna Mae. And that’s the way you said it, all together Anna Mae. Since I spent so much time with her a lot of her friends and other... Continue Reading →
For several years friends and family members have encouraged me to write about my family and my genealogical searches. Well here I am! I am excited about this new page in the story that is my life. I first began researching when I was given an assignment in middle school, St. Andrews’ the Apostle Elementary... Continue Reading →