Ruth's Genealogy

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

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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Too much cookie dough, what can I say? I’ve been doing some preliminary work on my great-grandfather John Thomas Stanley’s file, getting ready to start entering sources into my RootsMagic database. Converting .pdfs to .jpgs, verifying dates, renaming images, etc. There is a major problem with my data: John Stanley’s WWI Draft Registration John Stanley’s …

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This photograph is of my great-grandfather John Thomas Stanley, ca 1918 (age 22). John Stanley was involved in the Fort Worth banking industry almost his entire adult life. Thanks to GenealogyBank, I have been able to download quite a few articles mentioning him from the early Fort Worth Star-Telegram. I found this article today and …

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Reviewed 4 more files. I’m about done with my living relatives, their research is pretty boring. A few minor little housekeeping chores tomorrow, then the next file to review is that of my great-grandfather John Thomas Stanley. His research has been pretty interesting, lots of references in the archived Fort Worth Star-Telegram at GenealogyBank. Yummy!


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