Respected women, part 2

On September 15th, I wrote a post about my maternal grandmother and how I respected her efforts in raising a family during the Great Depression. On the other side of Missouri, there was another woman who was doing the same thing. She is my paternal grandmother and lived outside of St. Louis in the Wentzville … Continue reading Respected women, part 2

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