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Category Archives: Finding Your Past

“Lord Willing and The Creek Don’t Rise”

Lord willing and the creek don’t rise,” was something that my Great-grandma Sadie often said. When you are raised in the Ozarks of Missouri, life and travel often depended on the water level of the creek.          Sarah Ann Silvey 1880-1970

All Things British

I love the Ancestry commercial where Kayle Merker, who though he was German, finds out he’s mostly Irish and trades in his Lederhosen for a kilt. I knew that my mom’s side of the family was from England, but since my dad was adopted, I had no idea what my ethnicity estimate would be. After...