3 Reasons To Believe In Genealogy Serendipity

Do you believe in serendipity? I’m not sure I ever gave it that much thought, but now my answer is a resounding YES! As I’ve pursued my love of genealogy and the research process, I’ve had several instances of genealogy serendipity. The first came when I looked through some framed photos of my dad’s family,Continue reading “3 Reasons To Believe In Genealogy Serendipity”

Finding The Details

Census records are one of the most fundamental records in which to find your ancestors. They give so much information and provide clues to other records we can search for. But they are just a snapshot of place and time every 10 years. If you want to find out what happened between census years youContinue reading “Finding The Details”

52 Ancestors – Week 9: Gone Too Soon

Unfortunately, the subject for this post is an easy one…Ben Stabley, my dad. He passed over a decade ago and sometimes it seems like yesterday. He was a great dad and loved his job as a chemist. But the thing that really set him apart was his music. My mom, who is thankfully still withContinue reading “52 Ancestors – Week 9: Gone Too Soon”