Category Archives: family history

My Research Progress: Military Research

The next research area we will explore in the My Research Progress view is Military Research. If you click on the Military Research link, the center area of the screen in My Research Progress view will appear. In the top … Continue reading

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My Research Progress: Census Research

The next research area we will explore in the My Research Progress view is Census Research. If you click on the Census Research link, the center area of the screen in My Research Progress view will appear. In the top … Continue reading

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My Research Progress: Vital Statistics

The first research area we will explore in the My Research Progress view is Vital Statistics.  If you click on the Vital Statistics link, the center area of the screen in My Research Progress view will appear.  In the top … Continue reading

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Why Make Your Own Jam?

My friend Kevin asked:  When and why did I start to make my own jam?  The easy answer is years ago.  Why did no one know?  Without social media, it was  never publicized.  It’s like the cookies I make at Christmas.  … Continue reading

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It’s Genealogical Institute Time!

Today I leave for Gen-Fed, which is the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records.  I’m excited!  Gen-Fed is a one week-long program that provides an in-depth look at the materials held by the National Archives that are of interest to genealogists.  … Continue reading

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Those Darn Wells’ .. The Approach

In my last post, Those Darn Wells’ .. The Problem, I detailed a lineage error that is at about 150 years old, an unfortunate error that has been perpetuated in books, letters and online trees.  What to do?  My cousin, … Continue reading

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Those Darn Wells’ .. The Problem

On 06 November 1739, Daniel Kenley married Frances Wells in Aberdeen, Harford County, Md.  Frances was the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Wells, my 7th great grandparents.  I still don’t know Elizabeth’s maiden name. Every place I research, online, in … Continue reading

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