Posts filed under ‘Genealogy Prompt’

1940 U.S. Census Discoveries

On April 2, 2012 the 1940 Census was released! It has been a very exciting time to both Index and also search out the families I research. I would like to share with you the exciting things I have discovered!


Continue Reading April 8, 2012 at 8:42 am Leave a comment

The Face of Genealogy Roaten Style

Recently an article was published by LA Weekly about the upcoming Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree being held in Burbank, California from June 10-12, 2011. A very distasteful picture was posted along with the article. It was offensive to me as it does NOT reflect the true faces of our Ancestors that lived, worked, fought in wars and made it possible for me to be who I am today. Read more…

Continue Reading June 6, 2011 at 5:10 am 1 comment

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History – New Year’s Day

A new year has started and it begins a new series of 52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy & History. The one for this week is as follows:

Week 1: New Year’s. Did your family have any New Year’s traditions? How was the New Year celebrated during your childhood? Have you kept these traditions in the present day? This challenge runs from Saturday, January 1, 2011 through Friday, January 7, 2011. I challenge everyone to participate as often as they can and time permits.

Continue Reading January 3, 2011 at 8:17 am 1 comment

Assessing Your Family History

The Geneabloggers have come up with their 2010 theme thanks to Amy Coffin. For those who have time in their schedules to blog, this weekly suggestion gives them something to write about.I have enjoyed participating in last year’s blogging and Week 1 of this year. Here is Week 3’s blog.

Continue Reading January 19, 2010 at 11:47 am 1 comment

Gtownma’s Follow Friday 1/8/2010

I have never participated in a “Follow Friday” before. It was hard to choose between all the great Genealogy Blogs out there, but here are my picks for today!

Continue Reading January 9, 2010 at 1:12 pm 3 comments

Geneablogger’s Submit a Recipe, Sicilian Fig Cookies

This is a recipe given to me by my father in law, Angelo Sansone, for Sicilian Fig cookies

Continue Reading December 5, 2009 at 9:25 am 1 comment

Lessons learned: Weekly Genealogy Prompt #21

Week #21: Lessons learned. Fess up to your research mistakes so others can learn from them

Continue Reading May 31, 2009 at 9:14 am Leave a comment