BU’s Genealogical Research Program

I am finishing up the genealogical research certificate program at Boston University this week and I’ve had several people both online and offline ask me what I thought about the program now that I’ve  just got 2 days left to go.  I thought I’d post it here for other people who’ve wondered the same thing.… Continue reading BU’s Genealogical Research Program

Asbury Archer – Family History Writing Challenge, Day 2

Day 2 of the #30FHWChallenge is to think of your ancestor as a character in a novel, and describe him or her in a few short paragraphs. My 3rd great uncle was Asbury Archer from Noble County, Ohio.  Asbury was a teacher and a writer, publishing several poems and articles through the years.  I shared… Continue reading Asbury Archer – Family History Writing Challenge, Day 2

Visiting My DAR Patriot

Aside from the lovely church & cemetery at Archers Ridge that I posted a picture of yesterday, I also went further down the road a bit to Devoll Cemetery, also in Noble County, in search of my DAR patriot, John Wickham. I’d seen the picture & an article about it before but visiting it in… Continue reading Visiting My DAR Patriot

I Added to History Today

Sometimes there are moments that really help solidify who you are, where you’re supposed to be and what you should be doing with your life.  Since moving to New York, I’ve had more of these types of serendipitous moments than ever before and most of those have had to do with genealogy (as in my… Continue reading I Added to History Today