Down the rabbit hole again

From time to time I get lost in genealogy searches on ancestry.com and end up deep in a rabbit hole. Currently, I'm in a deep, deep one looking for records to validate a family legend. Evidently, this oral history legend has been passed down through my mom's side of the family generation after generation after … Continue reading Down the rabbit hole again

My indentured servant ancestors

From time to time I've shared some of my genealogy findings. I've come across interesting tidbits of family history, some good and some of questionable reputation. I've always known I was primarily of German descent on both sides. My latest trip down the ancestry bunny hole revealed my 7th great-grandfather and his family were part … Continue reading My indentured servant ancestors