Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

A few days ago, I posted about my summer genealogy plan: to “start-over” with my RootsMagic database. The project is to re-do, clean up and simplify all of my source citations, to make them compatible with Evidence Explained. So, how’s it going? Well, I have reconstructed the source citations for 4 folks and it’s a slow …

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My summer (and well beyond, I’m sure) is set! On 13 Jun, DearMYRTLE posted this on her Facebook page: My project this summer isn’t scanning. AAACK! It’s all about starting over with my RootsMagic genealogy software. It isn’t that I didn’t like my other RM database file. It’s just so confusing because older entries had …

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This lady never fails to astound me! Dovie McBurnett was my great-grandmother. Earl Hall was my great-grandfather. Earl was Dovie’s first husband (I have counted 7 so far: Hall, Stanley, Epperson, Epperson (same guy, second marriage), Priddy, Bailey, Copeland, Coshnitzke). Earl was the father of 2 of Dovie’s 3 sons, middle son Victor was my grandfather. Anyway, …

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