This week has been all about my English ancestors. I spent some time searching the 1921 Census of England and Wales on FindmyPast and purchased several records for my family. … Continue Reading →
I decided this week to spend some time sleuthing the 1921 Census of England and Wales. When the 1921 census was launched on FindmyPast on January 6, 2022, there was … Continue Reading →
Depending where you live, either today or tomorrow will be a busy day if your genealogy takes you to England and Wales. That’s because on January 6, 2022 at 12:01 … Continue Reading →
Did you make a resolution for 2022? Last year I realized that I was letting the pandemic get to me both mentally and physically. So I started walking several times … Continue Reading →
2021 has been another challenging year, and for many, I’m sure you’re ready to kiss it goodbye. It’s been a year of virtual genealogy sessions and video chats with family. … Continue Reading →
The holidays are about family and food.. at least in my family it’s is. So I thought that once again, I’d share with you a few of my family favorites.
Above you’ll see Smog Bars. Many Canadian’s call these Nanaimo Bars, but in my family, we called them Smog Bars, and the fact that I live in Alberta might be the reason. Continue Reading →
It’s hard to believe that someday I’ll be someone’s ancestors. But this thought has made me realize that it’s time to tell my own story, and perhaps it’s your time too.
The Story of You – The Star was designed to help you do just that.. tell your own story. Continue Reading →
I love the show “Finding Your Roots,” and if you love it too, then you’ll want to watch the new season, which starts on January 4, 2021 The series will … Continue Reading →
So I thought of four things that I’m going to do to help me with my brick wall, and I wanted to share them with you. Even if it doesn’t help my research, I’m hoping they might help you. Continue Reading →
One of the things I’ve learned doing genealogy is that your family doesn’t have to be famous or infamous to be in the newspaper.
But what can you learn from newspapers? I can think of at least five things you might learn from them. Continue Reading →