I’m Creating A Book With My Dad’s Stories

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but I got my dad to create some recordings of his stories several years ago. I think the stories I heard around the dinner table from my dad and mom were the big reason I got involved in genealogy. Continue Reading →

eBay Genealogy

If you aren’t using eBay for your genealogy then you might be missing out on some special things. Much like a lot of things with genealogy, using eBay requires patience. But that patience can be worth it and pay off. Continue Reading →

Did My Family Not Hug Because of the Spanish Flu?

As the world begins the stages of the “new normal” and we slowly get back to interacting with people it’s made me wonder about how my family handled things during … Continue Reading →

This International Women’s Day

. March 8th is International Women’s Day, and I was wondering. How much do you know about the females in your family tree? A recent survey from Ancestry revealed that … Continue Reading →

I Always Love To Meet Cousins

When I went to RootsTech in London, I decided that if I was going to make the long trip to England that I was going to take the opportunity to … Continue Reading →

My Family In WWI

I’m not sure I should admit this, but when I started doing my family history, I didn’t know much about history. History was just not a favorite subject when I … Continue Reading →

Jesse Vincent – A World War I Hero

November 11, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War; WWI. I had three great grandfather’s that fought in that war; Francis Johnson Middlebrough (who … Continue Reading →

#Love Is In The Air

  It’s Valentines Day today and love is in the air. 180 Million cards will be given out today, 85% of which will be purchased by women. On the other … Continue Reading →

Who’s Your Pied Piper?

When you work on your family history you discover many events that happen in your ancestors life. Births, marriages, deaths are some of the key ones but there are other major events … 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 →