Genealogy enthusiasts are fond of using the term “brick wall” to describe the frustration of seeking for information about ancestors and being thwarted, despite their best efforts. Here’s a post I wrote about those feelings, and a few things that have happened to me that have encouraged me to keep looking, keep asking questions, keep learning about family connections.
Marjorie Turner Hollman is a personal historian who loves the outdoors, and has completed two guides to Easy Walking trails in Massachusetts, “Easy Walks in Massachusetts 2nd edition,” and “More Easy Walks in Massachusetts.” A native Floridian, she came north for college and snow! New England Regional Chair for the Association of Personal Historians, she is a Certified Legacy Planner with LegacyStories.org, and is the producer of numerous veterans interviews for the Bellingham/Mendon Veteran’s History Project. http://www.marjorieturner.com