Shedding Light on the Family Tree: What’s in a Name?

The 15th in a series of posts about my family tree Inspired by Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Prompt: How do you spell that? What’s in a name? This is a loaded question. To begin with how about correct spelling? One of the greatest frustrations when attempting to shed light on the … More Shedding Light on the Family Tree: What’s in a Name?

Shedding Light on the Family Tree: A Celebration of Ancestral Matriarchs

The ninth in a series of posts about my family tree.Inspired by Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Prompt: Females It’s an odd sort of truth but a truth nevertheless that vulnerability and strength are not mutually exclusive. In fact, to demonstrate strength one must accept the possibility of being harmed or at … More Shedding Light on the Family Tree: A Celebration of Ancestral Matriarchs