Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

… does his brother become your great-uncle? My great-grandfather John Thomas Stanley was adopted. Does that make his brother, Henry Thomas Fair, my great-uncle? Henry Thomas Fair was adopted by the sister and brother-in-law of John Thomas Stanley’s adoptive mother. According to my RootsMagic program, that makes him my first cousin 3 times removed!

(in no particular order :) ) A strong and healthy first grandson who almost didn’t make it into this world A strong and healthy youngest daughter who almost didn’t survive the arrival of my first grandson A happy and healthy oldest daughter and her family who live right across the street from me A granddaughter …

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Went to Walmart early, “got the milk, the eggs and the fabric softener”. Wonder what I forgot….? Posted for Wordless Wednesday about my great-grandfather John Thomas Stanley’s 1918 newspaper likeness. GenealogyBank is such fun, you never now what you’ll find! Also posted about the mystery of great-grandfather Stanley’s birthdate. This is a great way to …

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Got that housekeeping done for the stack of papers on my desk. Consisted of getting each individual’s records into his/her labeled manila envelope and getting said envelope into its special place in my file cabinet. Also uploaded documents of deceased individuals to my ZenPhoto gallery. Moved each individual’s electronic documents and images into his/her file …

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