I thought I had completed basic research on my paternal King family many years ago. The other day I was really frustrated when I noticed that someone had combined two different records to represent the same man in the FamilySearch family tree. I am certain that one of the men, John J. King, is my […]
I haven’t posted a blog entry in a very long time! I was reminded today of a project I worked on a little over a year ago. I don’t only do genealogical research. In 2017, I was hired to research the history of the Yellowstone Trail in Carver County, Minnesota. I have to admit, it […]
It sure takes me a while to get around to doing things that need to get done! These are copies of charts related to our HAGEN ancestry that were found by the archivist at the Kapp Museum in Toten, Norway, at the request of cousin Mette, also a genealogist, whom I visited in 2014. I […]
For my parents’ 60th wedding anniversary in August, I worked with a professional to create a video documentary containing interviews with my folks and some of our historical family photos. The end result was far better than I ever imagined! I had DVDs made as Christmas gifts for all family members including each of the […]
The feeling of brotherly love that emanates from this letter is touching.
For a long time I’ve wanted to find a way to share my research with family members and others. Please bear with me as I learn how to do this. It will take me a while to figure out the right structure and organization, and I’m sure there’ll be a few mistakes. First, I’ll focus on […]