What Clues are in the Newspaper?

Another month has flown by since the last time I posted! That’s the hard thing about working a full time job… it takes away from my genealogy time. I really can’t complain since I do appreciate having my engineering career and the challenges it presents, but I would like to have some brain power left … Continue reading What Clues are in the Newspaper?

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Wordless Wednesday- Margaret Knowlan Morse McGraw

Below is a photo that is far back on my family tree.  Margaret is my 2X Great grandmother on my mom's side.  Her father, Dennis Knowlan came from Ireland and settled in Michigan City, Indiana.  And the rest... is unknown!

52 Ancestors: #4 Edward Herbert Morse

Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week.  This is week 4 of the challenge and I'm going to share some stories of my maternal grandfather, Edward Herbert Morse.  I do not have many personal stories of him, but my grandmother … Continue reading 52 Ancestors: #4 Edward Herbert Morse

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Shirley Helen Krueger

Recently my friend Amy Crow, who writes No Story Too Small, challenged others to join her in writing about our ancestors each week.  This is week 3 of the challenge and I'm going to share some stories of my maternal grandmother, Shirley Helen Krueger Morse.  I've written a few posts about her in the past, … Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Shirley Helen Krueger

Goal Words for 2014: Balance, Savor, Focus

This year I'm starting something new in how I make my yearly goals.  A number of my genealogy friends are choosing three words to help them work on their goals which is based on Chris Brogan's blog.  The point is to use these words to help me remember my goals by emphasizing these three words … Continue reading Goal Words for 2014: Balance, Savor, Focus