Ancestry’s Thrulines helps me figure out who my 4th great-grandparents aren’t
Hidden connections lurk between every line of a census page
Am I the only one who wants to start huge new genealogy projects whenever I’m stressed out with other responsibilities?
Why did my grandparents drive two hours away from their families to get married?
This is another installment in a series of posts about my ancestor Catherine James Bellamy James. You can read from the beginning here: Kitty James & Child Marriage. Lately, I've been working with a John Jacobi James researcher named Mary, who also happens to work in the Gallia County Genealogy office. Woo hoo! She reviewed …
This is post #5 in my exploration of my 3x great-grandmother, who may or may not be Catherine James Bellamy James. You can start at the beginning of this thread here. This post discusses the results of my research to answer the question: Where was Kitty born? All but one of Kitty's census records indicate …
Was my third great-grandmother a polygamist?
This is the third entry in an on-going series of pretty much me writing out all of the weird stuff I’m finding about my third great-grandmother, Kitty James Bellamy James. To start this link, click here. This post continues to discuss the research question: What were the names of Kitty's parents? So I narrowed Kitty's …
Where do you start to find the unknown parents of an ancestor?
In the little free time I’ve had lately, I’ve been researching my 3rd great-grandmother Catherine James. In this post, I try to nail down her birth year.