Thursday, 24 November 2016

Week 47: Surname Theories

There has been so much speculation and discussion on where the surname Palin originally comes from.  And we have just received a new theory.

Before we discuss the new theory, let’s re-examine the old theories.

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Week 46: Tackling the Impossible

There are all kind of wonderful hints and tips found online to help people research their family history.  One can even find great ideas when planning a family reunion or questions to ask your older relatives.  One of the questions is “If you could spend time with one person in the family tree, who would it be and why?”

There are so many that I would love to meet and ask a gazillion questions, but there is one that keeps drawing my attention over and over and over again.  She fascinates me!

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Week 45: At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

On November 11 we honour our veterans that fought for our countries.  Some of the veterans were lucky to make it home while many did not.  This blog is a tribute to those in the family tree that paid the ultimate sacrifice and died while in the line of duty.

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Week 44: Bebop Musician

Everyone loves some form of music, whether your taste leans toward opera, jazz, pop or rap.  Something we all can agree on, is music has been around for ever and our ancestors have loved some form of music.  I love it when I can find that some in our tree had learned an instrument in their younger years, or when I find that it was their career or sideline career.