What to do with Grandpa’s Genealogy Research?

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I’ve heard the question time and time again.  What do I do with Grandpa’s Genealogy research? Grandpa spent many years searching for his ancestors and gathering as much information as possible. Now he’s gone, but his research remains.  What do … Continued

8 Ways to Grow Your Genealogy Arsenal

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When I began researching my family history more than two decades ago, I was overwhelmed and had no idea where to start. Thankfully my local library provided genealogy lectures and classes every month, which I faithfully attended for years. Through … Continued

The Pilgrims: Planting and Harvesting

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Each house in Plymouth Colony had it’s own garden, where vegetables and herbs were grown. This was the smaller garden where they would grow herbs and vegetables. Some of the vegetables would include spinach, lettuce, turnips and carrots. A portion … Continued

10 Reasons to Attend Genealogy Conferences

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This past summer I had the opportunity to attend a large genealogy conference in my area. I have attended many genealogy conferences, but this was one of the better’s ones I have attended. There was something here for everyone whether … Continued

The Pilgrims: Illness

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That first winter was brutal on the passengers of the Mayflower. A mixture of “a mixture of scurvy, pneumonia, and tuberculosis” moved through the group that first winter. Of the 102 passengers that arrived in the New World, only 53 … Continued