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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Grandmama McKinley’s Vase

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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DNA: Like Mother Like Daughter: DNA – COMPARISON

Finally I Received Mama’s DNA Today January 23, 2017 Now to Compare….   While mama has more European West DNA – 51% to my 48%, my Irish roots are higher than hers at 35% to her 25 %. The one … Continue reading

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DNA: and Now There Are 30 DNA Circles

DNA: and Now There Are 30 DNA Circles In as much as I have many DNA Circles showing on my McKinley side, I am not showing my grandparents, Edgar & Ola (Askew) McKinley, or any of my Askew ancestry. Are … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Treasures Belonging to Grandmama McKinley

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Friday Night Family Heirlooms… telling their stories: Aunt Lena’s Broach

When “heirlooms” aren’t identified, and their stories never told, they often become items tossed or sold – as they have no history, no ties to the family. So take the time to identify your family heirlooms history and record your … Continue reading

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Day 2: Vacation / Genealogy Trip October 15, 2016

Vacation / Genealogy Trip Day 2 – October 15, 2016 Saturday Day 2: As we neared Charlotte toward the end of Day 1, my mind flashed to Steele Creek Cemetery, near Charlotte in Mecklenburg County… I quickly googled the address … Continue reading

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Day 1: 2016 Vacation – Genealogy Road Trip

Vacation – Genealogy Road Trip Day 1 – October 14, 2016 Friday Day 1:    No trip to visit mom in my home state of Georgia is without a hint of genealogy, but this trip was just a few pinches … Continue reading

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31 Days to Better Genealogy – Day 12

31 Days to Better Genealogy – Day 12: Version 2.0 31 Days to Better Genealogy – Day 12 I’m taking Amy Crow’s challenge for 31 Days to Better Genealogy and blog Amy’s questions, with my answers; I plan to make one … Continue reading

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National Grandparents Day: Sept. 11, 2016

National Grandparents Day: Sept. 11, 2016 I have no grandparents to visit on “Grandparents Day,” but I’ll always remember them… and if they were alive today…. boy would I have questions! I know more about my mother’s parents than my … Continue reading

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DNA: 20 DNA Circles

DNA: 20 DNA Circles In my last post DNA: 18 DNA Circles, I had 18 DNA circles. I first started off with 12, then 16, then 18, then 19 and now I’m at the count of 20. I have lost one along the … Continue reading

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