When looking for “old” family photos, sometimes you don’t have to just look at the black and white ones. Take this picture for example. It is of my 2x Great Grandparents, Edward Lee Hanna and Louisa Lyda Carpenter. I know nothing about this photo except for the names of those in it. I also don’t… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Life in Color
I had a whole topic planned for today’s tip, and then like I usually do…I fell down a genealogy rabbit hole. You know what I’m talking about. You have a plan. Just some quick research and then you start chasing an ancestor. You’re determined that whatever question you’re trying to answer can be found just… Continue reading Tuesday’s Tips: The Road to Nowhere
Hey guys! A new goal I have is to make sure y’all know about local/national seminars that are happening. There’s nothing worse than missing out on something great! If you know of something coming up…and would like to be featured send me an email to email@example.com It’s free advertising! Make sure to include all the… Continue reading Genealogy FOMO
I suppose before I jump into what I did on my trip to Ireland, I should give you a little background on how all this came about. The short story is that it was all divine intervention. The (shortened) long story is a little more random. Like a lot of my best stories, social… Continue reading When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
We’ve all heard those crazy family stories. You know the ones I’m talking about. The crazy stores of an ancestor that you know can’t possibly be true. What if I told you that story was true? You would probably think I was crazy too, huh? Okay, I’ll admit, I don’t know if all your family… Continue reading Fact or Fact?!
When I tell people that I am a genealogist, I usually get one of two reactions. Some think that is the coolest thing ever, while others can’t seem to understand why I would be interested in other people’s genealogy. I usually ask the doubters if they know where they came from. More often than not,… Continue reading Why I Do What I Do
Tonight I’m hanging out at the Kentucky Historical Center for the Kentucky Genealogy Society’s Reseach Rave! Make sure you’re following along on Twitter to see more highlights from the 2016 KGS seminar!