A return address for the Surry County register of deeds on a plain white envelope made my genealogy heart go pitter patter. In that envelope was the delayed birth certificate for my maternal grandmother Cecile Clara White.
I am most fortunate to have grown up knowing my grandmother. I spent many summers with her [...]
I was going to entitle this post ”Gathering the Documents”, but this title seems to work so much better(!).
I have started gathering the documents needed to prove my lineage and join the DAR. I need to prove the birth, marriage and death (if applicable) dates for each generation back to James Harward. That shouldn’t [...]
Back in November I visited a local meeting of the Yates Mill Chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution. I had met a couple of the chapter’s members at the local family history event back in August. I enjoyed the meeting very much and was struck by the wide range of ages of [...]