The focus of the 103rd Carnival of Genealogy, hosted by Jasia at Creative Gene, is Women’s History. March 8th is International Women’s Day and the month of March is Women’s History Month in the United States. (And, in case you’re interested, Canada’s is in October!) When I thought about what I could contribute to the Carnival, it seemed logical [...]
Archive for February, 2011
It’s Saturday night, which means it’s time for Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge as posted at Genea-Musings. The mission this week is to: 1) Go to genea-blogger Randy Majors website (http://www.randymajors.com/). 2) Add his blog to your RSS reader, if you don’t have it already. 3) Read his blog post AncestorSearch using Google Custom Search [...]
My great-grandmother Margaret Johnson (r) and her older sister Anna (l) in 1906.
My great-grandmother Margaret Johnson (r) and her sister Anna (l). They would have been about 5 and 8 in this picture, which was taken in 1888.
As I stated in a previous post, when I set out my genealogy goals for 2011, I thought it would be relatively simple to write up the biographies for the two people I had significant information about in my Ansted line. In December, I had information on my great-great-great grandmother Dionysia Ansted and her father [...]