The Storytellers

I come from a long line of storytellers. Most especially on my dad’s side of the family. I do know things about my mom’s side but my dad was always … Continue Reading →

I’m on a Hot Trail, That’s Only 100 years old

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve used that line.  But when I do use it,  it’s actually true. I’ll get caught up in a hunt and won’t get … Continue Reading →

X Marks the Spot

On a previous post I mentioned that you can learn so much as a genealogist. One of the things I mentioned was geography. It was a light-hearted post but now … Continue Reading →

You Will Learn So Much

I often tell people who I’ve learned so much from doing genealogy. Not just about my family but about geography, history, language, occupations and so much more. When you work … Continue Reading →

Ok it was like this….

If you’ve been doing genealogy for a while, and sometimes it doesn’t have to be that long, you know that you either are told or discover family secrets along the … Continue Reading →

The Joy of Discovery

Yesterday I told you about how I got involved in genealogy. One of the things that I think is important if you want to get into family history is that … Continue Reading →

The Hound on the Hunt

Hi my name is Ellen Thompson-Jennings and I’m the Family History Hound. In fact you may have been or seen my site Family History Hound and Shop the Hound. My … Continue Reading →