Ruth's Genealogy

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

In genealogy, there are plenty of clouds in the form of sad stories and hardships faced by our ancestors. These tales should not be forgotten because descendants can learn from them. Share with us a particular ancestor’s hardship story. How did these events impact your life? My McBurnett ancestors fought in several American wars. At …

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Last week we paid tribute to local genealogical and historical societies. This week we’re going to think bigger. For which state, provincial or national society are you most thankful? What makes this society special? How do the publications and events of this group assist in your family history research? Though not a member of any …

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