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SNGF: It Began With a Simple Conversation with My Grandma

This week for Saturday Night Genealogy Fun Randy asks how we began researching our family tree.  I can still remember the moment when I started this journey. We were visiting my grandma at the rest home where she lived.  It was a beautiful sunny day and we were outside in the patio area having a… Continue reading SNGF: It Began With a Simple Conversation with My Grandma

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The Golden State Warriors Historic 73 Wins in a Season Brings Back Sports Memories

The Golden State Warriors did something in 2016 that no other team in NBA history had done before.  They won 73 games in one season.  They had to surpass the powerful Chicago Bulls teams of the 1990s to do so.  They did it in style.  Breaking the record on the very last day of the… Continue reading The Golden State Warriors Historic 73 Wins in a Season Brings Back Sports Memories

About Me · About My Ancestors · Historic Events

It’s the 110th Anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

It is the 110th anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. This is the first year that there are no known survivors to gather at Lotta’s Fountain. My Jones, Jackson, and Kelly relatives were living in the city on the 18th of April 1906.  All but one lived to tell the tale. My great grandmother,… Continue reading It’s the 110th Anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

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SNGF: When I Was Young Part 2

This is part 2 of Alona’s meme, When I Was Young, as presented as part of Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun weekly theme. Q6: When you were young, do you remember what it was that you wanted to grow up to be? I had two different dreams: teacher and singer. Later, I wanted to… Continue reading SNGF: When I Was Young Part 2

About Me · Randy Seaver's Saturday Night Genealogy Fun

SNGF: When I Was Young Part 1

I’m playing a bit of catch up here.  Randy Seaver’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun from a couple of weeks ago used Alona’s meme “Where I was Young”.  This is the first part of that meme. 1) Do you (or your parents) have any memorabilia from when you were a baby? (ie. baby book, lock of… Continue reading SNGF: When I Was Young Part 1