Week 1 of 2020: Fresh Start

The 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge, week one is Fresh Starts. In honor of ancestors who've taken the huge step and traveled far and wide to make a fresh start, I've chosen my 10th great grandfather, Robert Cole. He came to the New World to get away from the religious persecution of the Church… Continue reading Week 1 of 2020: Fresh Start

A Journey to My Norwoods – Part 1

What's on your mind? So asks Facebook. I don't usually answer that question, but I thought I'd answer with a troubling query of my own. Then I decided to post it to Twitter but that didn't feel very comforting. So, here is my blog post on that subject. Well let's see right now what is… Continue reading A Journey to My Norwoods – Part 1

Mancinas and Aleman Family Info

I've been working to get my tree up on Ancestry and have it kinda sorta done to some degree. I'm filling in the blanks on my mother's line, the only one I've had any real luck researching. Although I do have some gaps, just not as catastrophic like my father's line and I would swear… Continue reading Mancinas and Aleman Family Info