#genealogy ... I had an interesting conversation with a friend recently who doesn’t want to do her genealogy because she has a troubled and toxic relationship with her family. I completely understand how she feels disconnected from her lines and why she wouldn’t want to pore over her old photos...
by historicish 3 months ago | via Instagram

#genealogy ... I brought one of my family tree notebooks along with me to California and it’s been very satisfying to take genealogy breaks between being at the pool and eating ice cream. (Such a rough life... ☀️☀️☀️) My grandmother and aunts have been helping me flesh out the details...
by historicish 2 days ago | via Instagram

#genealogy ... I’m in Northern California right now ❤️❤️❤️ working on some very focused genealogy questions. I pretty much force myself to do only a branch (or leaf!) on my family tree any given week or I sink into genealogy overwhelm faaaaaast. I feel so lucky to be living in...
by historicish 4 days ago | via Instagram

#genealogy ... “Even in the last generation exceptional young people who betrayed any interest in their ancestors were apt to be snubbed, and old family papers were abandoned to the mice. But gradually interest in genealogy crept back. Some families began to suspect that the mice had eaten their titles...
by historicish 5 days ago | via Instagram