So a while back, while digging through some records and inputting in some names into my ancestry.com tree, I found something that caught my attention. There were two family members that had the same date of death. This caused me to focus on figuring out what happened with them. They were sisters. And I’m very dear to my sister, so it just urged me to know more.
In a recent post, I asked about how other genealogist and family ancestral diggers talk about anyone prominent or even famous without sounding like your bragging. I got back great responses that really helped me approach this subject. It boils down to the reason and the way you approach the discussing the relative.
I only care to discuss some of the prominent figures in my tree for the sheer purpose of connecting with others. So I’m going to start off with one everyone knows. Continue reading
Okay, so this title is a bit odd to say the least. But it probably has you wondering what I’m referring to. I’m referring to some legends I stumbled upon when learning basic geography of some areas pertaining to my mother’s side of the family. Actually, they pertain to everything non-Slavic in my family. Continue reading