Ruth's Genealogy

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

I just received this email:    Fort Worth Genealogical Society     http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txfwgs/              Our New CD-ROM is Here!     “THE TEXAS MARRIAGE COLLECTION OF FWGS” Our Board of Directors has established an introductory price of $15 plus $3 postage and handling. At 11,295 pages, if this were published in hard …

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Charles Hamilton 15 Feb 1932 Vigo County, Indiana 24 Jul 1862 Travis County, Texas J J Manor Hill Cemetery Travis County, Texas (images courtesy of Find A Grave) Charles Hamilton was my third great Grand-uncle. Interestingly, Charles Hamilton’s newer headstone above actually contains the names of several Hamiltons: John (father), Lavina (mother), Thomas (brother) and …

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The Fort Worth (TX) Public Library has begun to digitize its local history collection! This from the Fort Worth Genealogical Society: Fort Worth Library Begins Posting its Local History Documents Online In what will be an ongoing initiative, the Fort Worth Library has begun digitizing selected texts and photographs from its local history collection and …

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Sometimes the challenges in life provide the best learning experiences. Can you find an example of this in your own family tree? Which brick wall ancestor are you most thankful for, and how did that person shape your family history experience? “Challenges in life”…hummm… “Which brick wall ancestor are you most thankful for”…wait, I know! …

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