I am researching all occurances of the surname BLOFELD plus variants such as BLOFIELD and BLOWFIELD as part of a one-name study. Please contact me if you have these surnames in your ancestry, I may be able to help with your research.
Added by Gillian on July 8, 2009 at 8:30am —
Have you hit a brick wall in your research? I am sure all of us have a brick wall on a surname at some point or another in our research. I have had several. What do you do about it? How have you broken down that brick wall?
I have had a brick wall on my SUTHERLAND family and of course I am at a brick wall with my SMITH family. I had my Grandpa SUTHERLAND, my Great Grandpa SUTHERLAND and my GGGrandpa Sutherland but could not go any further. I thought it would be easy as my GGGrandpa's… Continue
Added by Shelly Kay Eitniear-Cherry on July 8, 2009 at 8:11am —
I am seeking contact with other CUMPSTON researchers, world-wide. Please check out my website at www.cumpston.org.uk
and see if any of your relatives are mentioned there. Do contact me if you have any CUMPSTON photographs. Tell me if I can help in your research
Added by Glenys Marriott on July 8, 2009 at 7:58am —
A few weeks ago, my mom flew here from Texas, the two of us drove to Michigan to pick up my aunt, and then the three of us continued the drive up further into Michigan. Northern Michigan to be exact - to visit this wonderful woman who just happens to be our oldest living family member!
According to my genealogy program - Irene is my 1st cousin twice removed. Now, after being hit with the genealogy bug for the past 2 years, I still haven't quite figured out that "removed" thing when… Continue
Added by Candy Hulbert Ditkowski on July 8, 2009 at 6:43am —
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 —
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.
- 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 —
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 —
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 —