Candidate #3 on my list of potential 3rd great-grandfathers is Nathaniel Kelly, son of John Kelly and his first wife, Elizabeth Loar or Lohr. Nathaniel Kelly was born January 13, 1806, in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia). He married Margaret Smith in Logan County, Ohio, on June 30, 1831, at the age of 25. …
This is what anxiety feels like. To quote my friend @TheSarahFader
in which I research candidate #2 for my 4th great-grandfather
More love poems
I try to figure out if Peter Kelly Jr is my granddaddy’s daddy.
A man’s will from 1822 tells me some things
Where to start...at the end, maybe? I've been back from my genealogical adventure to Ohio for a few weeks now, and my big news is that I did NOT achieve my goal of finding out who John Kelley's parents were. But... I literally stumbled over a huge piece of evidence in a cemetery in the …
Preparations for my first out-of-state trip to do research on site
A poem about listening to yourself.
One of my favorite childhood memories on the occasion of my mother's birthday