So, I was reviewing and organizing some old correspondence (part of the source citation project) as I am now working on the Cobe’s WikiTree entries. During my review of her notes, I noticed something that cousin Sue mentioned back in 2016. She was following the property trail on our immigrant Richard and Eliza (Smith) Cobe. Because I … Continue reading Eliza Smith – Leads or Rabbit Holes?
Don't you hate when you spend an entire weekend writing about something you thought you had not written about - get ready to upload and publish, only to realize you did already write about the subject/ancestor and your new article has absolutely nothing new to report? Me Too. I AM LOSING MY MIND
Originally, I thought to title this post as "The Genealogy Luck Pile." But, I am not sure if I can call this luck really. To other genealogist or family historians this would be consider a Jackpot. But are they really? I'm excited, please don't misunderstand. It has become time to help some Coomer relatives clean … Continue reading Genealogy Feast over Famine
With my new rabbit hole called WikiTree, I am taking on the dreaded task of cleaning up my source citations more seriously. This was one of my resolutions for the year which would, by extension, also tidy up my official off-line tree. But, it is much more fun to research, research, research! This will, I … Continue reading Catching Up on Genealogy Housekeeping
While in the process of pouring over my new Coomer DNA test results, I paused to catch up on some blog reading by other bloggers - on the topic of Genealogy of course...what else is there, right? Anyway...I came across a most interesting article that introduced me to WikiTree.com (thank you, Anne Young!). Distraction accomplished. … Continue reading Rhoades WikiTree Dilemma