Finding my way through Geneaology

Writing the book

Finally I am formatting the book I hope to write. Although I will provide documentation, I will abandon the well known version of formatted genealogy with lineages and dates. I intend on taking my gathered facts and research and instead write them out narratively. Instead of sharing my enthusiasm, I have watched non-researchers stare blankly…

Instagram

I do Instagram for my business. Whenever I learn something for my business, as soon as I am comfortable with it, I run to my genealogy screaming, “Hey look what I can do with you!!!” So here is my Allen Gazette Instagram…. soon to be loaded with really cool family photos. https://instagram.com/theallengazette/

Baileys

Today I thought to do another round of paper diving within the Parker Family Bible published 1849. There are dozens of letters, newspaper clippings, and notes. My scanner is sooo achingly slow, it really removes the enthusiasm of scanning anything. But the responsibility of acquiring family papers is in their preservation. Family history, if you…

Poking my Head up.

I had a wonderful vacation with a friend. I enjoyed touring around family history posts.¬† And when I returned, as typical of many vacations, I was hit hard with things that needed my attention. So all my wonderful vacation photos, my wonderful notes on family history were set aside while I played catch up. Now…

The Lincolns

Every once in a while, you head out into research land and crash head on into someone else’s work. I can’t tell you how wonderful it is to find a lineage already complete. This is why I share my work. It’s my way of giving back. I have started work on my Grandfathers lineage. First…