My research today helped me learn more about an elusive relative: James Harlow Jersey. He’s my 5th grandfather. NO ‘leaves’ on Ancestry. All of his siblings and in-laws have ‘leaves’…why not him? Is he a black sheep? A recluse? A figment of the internet’s imagination? Ugh. Well, today I finally ran across an article about … Read More about James Harlow Jersey, the Black Sheep?
This weekend I drove my mother and daughter to North Carolina for a funeral. It was my grandmother’s last living sibling, Ruth. My grandmother has advanced dementia so my mother and her sisters decided not to mention the death to her, but my mother wanted to go to the funeral to represent her mother and … Read More about Grandma’s Last Sister Died Today
I am by no means an experienced genealogist but I have been picking up bits of wisdom here and there. I remember when I first joined Ancestry.com, I added my name, my parents and grandparents and then I was stuck. I knew there was a Hull in there somewhere and of course I wanted to … Read More about Seeing What is Really There