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

I’ve been studying my Carr line from my Dad’s side. Wiley Carr died in the Civil War, only 2 months after enlisting, apparently from disease or accident, not from battle. Younger brother Coleman Carr (these guys are all my second great-granduncles) seems to have changed personalities, or at least his name, reason(s) unknown. One more …

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My blog is organized on two levels, first by category, which describes what I am currently researching/blogging about, and then by tags, which are the specific surnames I am working with. Things run pretty smoothly this way, and I can usually find what I am looking for pretty quickly through the Search Box. This morning, …

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