Picture of twins, my Dad is on the right and his twin sister on the right,I still have those little sweaters and hats that my grandmother made for them in 1929 !
Last week Brenda of Cosy Little House found out a bit of her family history and it started something that I just could not stop doing and I am still working on.
My dear lovely friend Brenda grew up not knowing her family,reading her post about it really breaks your heart, I could not imagine growing up like she did,I know who my family is I can pick out their picture and name the faces.And trust me when I say I have a lot of family, cousins coming out of the woodwork , some I haven't meet yet !
So I went to Ancestry and got myself a subscription and poked around to see who I could find, never thinking I would get very far,........................ was I wrong!!!!!!!
I have my paternal grandmother's side documented all the way back to 1672,it just all fell into place, one name after another.... just incredible !!!
I was really lucky to find some old photos someone had added to the names along the way,and in that I found a cousin and now we are emailing photos back and forth, at first he could not believe we were related so I showed him the path and oh yes we are related !
Very exciting finding new family willing to share !!
I am working on other names now....
And they are not that hard to find, the church really is well documented, if you can get passed the spidery writing your on the road to finding family !
Brenda I wish I could do the same for you ........... Your story breaks my heart it really does.If I could I would give you some of mine, we could share I have so many !
Thank You For Your Patience - I am such a procrastinator of the worst kind... I admit it........ BUT.................... On the other hand I am working on a new blog, I will be open for b...
7 years ago