Catching Up on Genealogy Housekeeping

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

An Ode to Father

It is Father’s day weekend! What better way to pay homage to my father than to post memories as written by him. The following is an abbreviated autobiography written by my father and slightly edited by me for blogging purposes. He grew up in a small South Dakota village; a place that he’s been known … Continue reading An Ode to Father

Jacob Roth

The last time I wrote about our Rhoades line, I covered John "Henry" Rhodes who came to Westmoreland County from Bucks County with his entire family (adult and minor children). I have also teased a little about how I connected him to Bucks county in miscellaneous posts discussing the use of DNA in Genealogy research. … Continue reading Jacob Roth

Should be a movie: The Roth Redd Rhoades

52 Ancestors

Some names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of [living] individuals. Cha Chung. Ok, so maybe this shouldn't be a movie...but then maybe it would make a great historical period piece; a commentary on the old world to new world immigration and changing of a family's identity through generations. What am I talking about!? … Continue reading Should be a movie: The Roth Redd Rhoades