Making New Memories While Rediscovering Old Ones

I have read many books on genealogy, and they all say the same thing.  Start with yourself and work your way backwards and talk to your family, mainly your oldest living relative.  Well, I didn’t do that.  When I started this journey over seven years ago, I didn’t tell anyone.  I didn’t talk to my…

Including the Family Historian’s Story to My Research

When I started this journey, I never thought I would be still researching seven years later.  And I never thought I would have found so much information about my family.  My focus has been trying to find any and all information I can about my relatives and ancestors.  I have spent many hours in libraries…