Ruth's Genealogy

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

Today, my insanity is not associated with a particularly sneaky ancestor. Oh, there are several that are still being difficult, for sure…knock, knock…someone’s at the door…excuse me for a second…well, hello guys!…it’s Dovie’s 5 husbands at my front door!…oops, daydreaming again… :) No, today I am stressing about (not really stressing, more like intense consideration) …

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I’m so excited! When I got home from work last night (actually 1:30 this morning), I found an email from Ruth from Carter Co, OK, a very nice RAOGK (Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness) volunteer, containing the marriage certificate of Dovie McBurnett and Husband-#-1-And-My-Great-Grandfather William Earl Hall! Also, a couple of days ago I found …

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I don’t have a standing subscription to GenealogyBank.com, but I do stop by every few months, since I have found so many newpaper clippings there, mostly involving my Stanley and Kennedy ancestors. This evening I wondered about the ‘Net, looking for anything new on Francis B Appling of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, from my Stanley line. Nothing …

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