52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Week 4 – ‘I’d Like to Meet…’

I accepted the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge headed by fellow genealogy blogger Amy Johnson Crow earlier this month.  Amy sends out weekly genealogy words/prompts and then you are supposed to write about what that word/phrase means to you and your genealogy/research.  I wanted to get my creative juices flowing and thought this would…

30X30 Challenge – January 2019

At the beginning of every year I always set some personal goals as well as genealogy goals.  This year one of my goals is to complete three 30X30 research challenges. So I thought what better way to start the new year than with my first 30X30 challenge of the year.  30X30 challenge is the brain…

Finding Your Roots – Season 5 Premieres January, 8 2019

Finding Your Roots is one of my favorite genealogy TV shows.  I think this was the first TV show that I ever watched that was dedicated to genealogy.  The host, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr, uses a ‘book of life’ that contains photos and documents to help explain their family history. The guests of this…