The ancestor quest: humor, poems and prose for Genealogists.

Funny genealogy.

I have gathered and transcribed several items of humor, poems and prose for Genealogists that have touched me in some way. The ones I have selected and printed below are my favorites of the hundreds that can be found – and the ones that hit home the most.     Dear Ancestor   Your tombstone … and Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016. and updates and additions.

  The following are the and Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016. Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Portugal Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Records, 1859-1911 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 United … and Updates and Additions to 27 Feb 2015.

Worldwide Map

Following are the most recent and Updates and Additions to 27 Feb 2015. Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Australia Australia, Tasmania, Miscellaneous Records, 1829-1961 Brazil Brazil, Pernambuco, Civil Registration, 1804-2014 Canada Canadian Headstones Ireland Ireland, 1841 and 1851 Census Search Forms Philippines Philippines, Civil Registration (Local), 1888-1983 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Civil …

A primer on cemetery research to find ancestors.

I’ve always loved gravestone and cemetery research. Although I do most of my genealogical research via the internet, and in a very small amount via snail mail, there is something visceral about visiting the actual graves of our ancestors and recording the information about them (and their families if in family plots). In previous posts, …

Who’ulda Thought Headstone Hunting Could Be Such Fun?

Although my husband and children all enjoy hunting moose, headstone hunting is about as far as I’ll go. About six years ago, we decided to take our one and only big family vacation – a three week driving trip from central Ontario to Acadian territories in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Although this was a … and Updates and Additions – June 26, 2014

Following are the and updates and additions. The list is extensive and will break into multiple pages as June 18th seems to have been a very busy, productive day at The countries with the most additions are Italy, Netherlands, Brazil, United States and Poland. Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, C√≥rdoba, … and Updates and Additions – April 8, 2014 and Updates and Additions – March 23, 2014

Below are the and Updates and Additions.