52 ancestors – what’s with this Valentine?

This week's prompt for the 52 ancestors challenge is "Valentine". How fitting for the week of February 14. Let's see what we have here. I don't have any Valentine or Valentina in my family tree. Really! I double checked. So I went for the date. February 14 - what happened on my family tree? And … Continue reading 52 ancestors – what’s with this Valentine?

52 ancestors – the favourite name

This week's prompt is really interesting as in last week's genchatDE (the German version of the genchat) we had a discussion on names. How it is not helpful when ancestors carry the same names in different variations. Like Sophia Maria or Maria Sophia or just Sophia or Maria. So many of my ancestors and family … Continue reading 52 ancestors – the favourite name