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Mistakes; Details & Re-examining Can Count!!

Good Morning and Hello :O)

I'm so excited to share my news... I have not written in sometime, for I have been on a treasure hunt and boy did I hit GOLD!!!

There were a couple of lessons I learned, again.. I say that because these are mistakes usually made by beginners in genealogy research, so I am humbled to say, I do not know as much as I thought I did... Never let  yourself believe that…


Added by Deana R. Samuel-Scott on August 20, 2012 at 9:48am — 5 Comments

The Kindness of Strangers vs Family Pains

Most people grow up without ever wondering about their last name. Their entire family has the same one, right? No, not at all. Sure in today's world it's not so unheard of, heck some people even have alternative last names, but in the 1960's not so much. My last name was not the same as my mother's. She used her maiden name. Her mother was remarried and had more children so when we visited, they all had the same last name too. I grew up spending time with my Bledsoe cousins.. there were LOTS…


Added by Deana R. Samuel-Scott on August 3, 2012 at 12:39pm — 1 Comment

Women of Amazing Character & Strength!

In today's world we feel lost without our car keys, or cell phones, our instant this and instant that. Even the things we do not realize that we would be so completely lost without, like sweet milk, air conditioning (of course I would never be without this one), daily mail (now known as snail-mail), 30 minute meals(oh boy) these are things that we live with day in and day out mostly without even thinking about it and when things go wrong or things don't work out,…


Added by Deana R. Samuel-Scott on August 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Indroduction; My Genealogy Journey

Hello Fellow Treasure Seekers!

I always feel like I have struck gold each and every time I hit something really great in my genealogy searching. Sometimes it's only a small piece of information but then sometimes it's a rich vein. So I consider myself a treasure seeker.

I have always been interested in our family histories. When I was a small child, I traveled with my grandparents to Texas to visit my great grandparents. It astonished me that they had been born in a time before…


Added by Deana R. Samuel-Scott on August 2, 2012 at 10:42am — 1 Comment




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