Following in the Footsteps: My Great, Great Grandmother

Finding out where your ancestors were born and lived on documents such as census records, birth / marriage / death certificates can be a wonderful way to get a sense of the life that they lived.  But you can’t beat going to the places that you see in these documents Continue Reading

Exploring Your Roots in the UK

I was asked recently on my Facebook page whether I trace family members from the UK.  I responded by stating that ‘more often than not, tracing Irish ancestors leads you to many countries such as UK and US’.  While I wouldn’t consider myself an expert at exploring family history in Continue Reading