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

And this is why: Dear Photograph, I know you are my ancestors sitting there in front of the house I grew up in and where my family still lives today.  Even though we have lived in different times and a generation or more apart, I somehow feel closely connected to you both. Gitte Pretty neat! Advertisements

Or should I say all of the family… A couple of years ago, I created a genealogy-themed Christmas gift for my aunts and grandmother. I downloaded a freeware program that creates collages, then I went through all of my files and found the images for as many family members, past and present, that I could. …

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I have been going through some of my Mom’s photo albums for pix to add to my RootsMagic database. These are wonderful resources! One in particular is an old red album that she apparently started when she and my Dad first got married. There are a bunch of images of both my parents as young …

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