Evidence of Your Ancestors Exists

My grandfather Glen, in the Wisconsin woods, early 1900s

My grandfather Glen, in the Wisconsin woods, early 1900s

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.
http://personalhistorians.org/aphblog/20-reasons-why-you-should-write-your-family-history-17-evidence-of-your-ancestors-exists-somewhere-and-is-discoverable/

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

https://www.amazon.com/Easy-Walks-Massachusetts-2nd-Northbridge/dp/0989204340

http://tinyurl.com/MTH-More-easy-walks

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