I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge in 52 Weeks challenge. This is a collection of articles I’ve written for each week’s theme.
I’ve divided them by locality. You can thumb through them and read whichever ones catch your interest. Of course, I’d have no problem if you read them all.
Irish, Welsh, and English Roots (Migration to San Francisco and Oakland)
Give Me a Fresh Start on Harry Jackson
John and Mary Jane, I Hardly Know You
My Grandma Helped the Homeless
My Grandma Shellabarger was a Single Parent
What Harry Jackson did that Estranged Him from His Daughters
Will I Find Martin Kelly’s Will?
Azorean Roots (Migration to Hawaii, California, and Massachusetts)
The Curious Spelling of Jozimas
Goncalo Vaz Botelho: Descendant of a King
My Azorean Ancestor was a Soldier
My Heart Belongs to Antonio Medeiros Cordeiro
My Mom was the First to Graduate
Rosa Boteilho was a Tough Woman
French Roots (Migration to San Francisco and Oakland)
Charles Mazeres and His Laundries
Grandma Moved after Grandpa Died
John Breil: Born Near My Birthday