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Ask Questions of Family Before It Is To Late!

I started on my quest for genealogy when I was a little girl after getting my assignment to fill out my family tree when I was a member of the LDS Church. I asked my grandmother to help me and when she got to her husband's parents she told me that grandpa had been born out of wedlock and that he was adopted and suggested I add his adoptive father's name as the father. I, being the stubborn little thing I was, didn't want to. I wanted answers. Well, 40 years later, I still don't know my… Continue

Added by Cindy Johnston Sorley on July 8, 2009 at 1:23am — 2 Comments

Beginning the Genealogy Quest

You've decided to trace your family history and you don't know the first thing about doing genealogy research. All of us have been there and some of us are still there. I thought I would share with you several websites that will help you learn about this noble undertaking and where to get help.



1. wiki.familysearch.org - FamilySearch Research Wiki is a large, on-line library where you can find thousands of articles and how-to… Continue

Added by Renee Zamora on July 3, 2009 at 10:25pm — No Comments

Worden Mystery Solved!

For years, I have been attempting to solve the mystery of the centenarian. My grandfather, John Emory Worden, always claimed that a great grandfather of his was a centenarian, and that the family was from Wilkes-Barre. I quickly identified who the centenarian was (John Worden 1741-1842), but was unable to make the connection between my last known confirmed generation (John Worden the civil war soldier) and this man.





The big breakthrough was finding that James Worden (Wordin)… Continue

Added by Shae on April 15, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Other Mayflowers, Voyage 3

Prisoner of War aboard the ship “John and Sara” From Scotland to Boston, 1651



This is part three of my miniseries of Thanksgiving blogs on the immigration of certain ancestors to America, during the week when our thoughts usually rest with our Mayflower passenger ancestors. My 7x great grandfather William Munroe arrived in Massachusetts a little more than thirty years after the Pilgrims settled in Plymouth. His immigration was forced as a… Continue

Added by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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