SNGF: 100 Word Genealogy Challenge

Randy Seaver offers us the following challenge 1)  Write a short 100 word story using the phrase ",,,the most interesting ancestor I have..." in 100 words.    Here's mine: Peter Bough (1855-1922) is the most interesting ancestor I have, unknown to him the transfer of the Danish West Indies to the Americans would take place in 1917.  Peter …

Surname Saturday, Bough (US Virgin Islands)

The mission from Randy Seaver:  how many surnames in your family tree database was done before, but since the Bough family gathering I needed to bring the tree up to date.  Looking at the Surname Statistics in my Roots Magic Software, there are 9 pages with 39 names per page .  Grand total of about …

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: A family increase, April 8, 2017

Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings offers us the following challenge: Your mission this week, should you decide to accept it, is to: 1) Pick one of your sets of great-grandparents – if possible, the one with the most descendants. 2) Create a descendants list for those great-grandparents either by hand or in your software program. 3) …

SNGF -My Ancestral Birth Chart

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun with Randy Seaver.   The challenge is to create a five or six generation ancestor chart that shows your ancestor's birthplaces . As I was looking at the ancestral birth charts on Randy’s Genea Mussings  blog, I was struck by the participants ability to identify 5 generations.  I took note of the …

“Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – What date was your Grandfather Born?”

2014 has been one of twists and turns.  Oddly enough, I've learned to embrace some of those adventures in life with quiet time.  However, as I slowed down I missed my genealogical journey.  It is a pleasure to participate in Saturday Night Genealogy fun from Randy at Genea-Musings. Mission: 1)  What day of the week …

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun (SNGF)

The Date Dad Was Born - Saturday Night Genealogy Fun (SNGF) Your mission this week, should you decide to accept it, is to: 1) What day of the week was your Father born? Tell us how you found out. Saturday, April 2, 1927 http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/?year=1927 2) What has happened in recorded history on your Father's birth …

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – A Fearless Female Blog Prompt

From Randy over at Genea-Musings: Here is your assignment if you choose to play along (cue the Mission Impossible music, please!): 1) Read Lisa Alzo's blog post Back for a Fourth Year: Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women's History Month on her blog, The Accidental Genealogist. 2) Choose one of her daily blog …