If you research your ancestors in North Carolina, you will want to put these North Carolina Genealogy events on your calendar!
Upcoming North Carolina Genealogy Events
Cousin relationships confuse me. Brent is my first cousin. Brenda is my first cousin once removed. Judith is my second cousin once removed. Laura is my third cousin.
Just what is a removed cousin? I usually keep it simple and just call them all cousins! Much easier. Continue reading
Will you be celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends tomorrow? Will you be attending any firework displays? Eating really yummy food? Holidays are a great time to talk to your older family members about their memories of the holidays past. The fourth of July is no exception. Continue reading
Old letters and postcards written in my ancestor’s handwriting are enough to keep this genealogist happy for a very long time!
Transcribing my my great grandmother’s correspondence has is an ongoing goal of mine. Continue reading
Enjoy another Tuesday’s Genealogy Tip!
I spent time over a cup of chai tea last week getting to know a “new” cousin. Meet Judith, my second cousin once removed. (At least that is how the cousin chart defines us. I’ll just stick with cousin!)
Judith and Lisa
Do you struggle with convincing your family that genealogy – their family history- is not boring?
I know I do…and the struggle is not just with my teenagers.
If your family members think that genealogy is boring…… Continue reading
I often hear from fellow genealogists who wished they had obtained oral family history from their older relatives sooner. Now many find it too late. A relative has passed away or dementia is claiming the mind a loved one. Continue reading
Summer is here and the time for family reunions is now. Does your family hold a big, formal reunion every summer? Every other summer?
No? Mine either.
But’s that okay. “Mini family reunions” are not unusual in my family. Continue reading