Birth records are just one part of the Vital Record Triad: the ever popular and sometimes overly desired “BMD” (Birth, Marriage Death) records.
I have a love/hate relationship with Abstracts. It’s leaning a bit towards the “hate” side at the current moment, but that’s likely because I’m still learning how best to construct them.
Have you seen the Surname Cloud on my home page? It’s pretty neat and I found super cool — and easy! — way to create it.
I’m so thankful that my mother’s ancestors settled in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The ease of access to Pennsylvania Death Certificates is mind-blowing! I’ve learned so much about my family through this access.
A previously published book about your ancestors is a double-edged sword. I’m blessed with three such books: the descendants of a 10th great-grandfather, the descendants of a 3rd great-grandfather, and the descendants of my husband’s 4th great-grandfather.
In thinking about this week’s topic, Reunion, I was reminded of two family reunions: one formal, the other informal.
I love this photo of my grandfather’s family. He’s the one on the far right in the back row.
In May 1909, 21 year old John and 18 year old Laura were wed. For 38 years they lived, laughed, and loved.