Friday, April 22, 2011

Why I'm Blogging

I have been researching my genealogy on and off for over 20 years and I consider myself pretty knowledgeable about research methods, although I haven't necessarily used them. (For example, I know that I need to explore using land records and probate records to break through some of my brick walls.)  I keep telling various family members that I will write up a little something to tell them about a particular branch of our family or research success that I've had, but I never seem to get around to it.

I recently started looking at the variety of genealogy blogs out there and thought that this might be a great way to share some of what I've found. I hope to find additional cousins, and share with family members and others some of the interesting research I've done over past years and going forward.

10 comments:

  1. I look forward to reading your blog! Welcome to the Geneabloggers family!

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  2. I am so excited to start following your blog!

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  3. Hi! Welcome to the Geneablogging Community! I look forward to reading your blog posts, and am sending up a not-so-silent prayer that you will post about a brick wall Jones ancestor! Ahh, that would be a prayer answered indeed!

    Have a wonderful Easter!

    Sherry

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  4. Hi Elizabeth!
    Welcome to the Geneablogger universe. What part of Maine are you researching? My paternal lines
    are mostly from Oxford County.

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  5. Thank you for the welcomes! @Sherry - no Jones' in my tree. @Bill - various places in Maine - yes the Farrar and Lowell families were in Buckfield, Oxford County around the turn of the 18th century. Also some ancestors in various other parts of Maine.

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  6. Excellent idea, Elizabeth!
    Maine - don't forget Monhegan Island.
    But who is in Kentucky??!!
    I look forward to reading your research.

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  7. Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

    May you keep sharing your ancestor stories!

    Dr. Bill ;-)
    http://drbilltellsancestorstories.blogspot.com/
    Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
    and "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"
    http://www.examiner.com/x-53135-Springfield-Genealogy-Examiner
    http://www.examiner.com/x-58285-Ozarks-Cultural-Heritage-Examiner

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  8. I look forward to seeing your New England stories!

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