Puzzle Pieces Should Fit Together

Genealogy is a lot like working puzzles.  We only get the full picture when everything fits together.  Citing sources is our proof that the pieces fit, it helps us remember where we got the information and it is the proof that the information is correct. Tonight, as I was doing a little more research on…

I forgot to add another favorite cemetery!

. . . and how could I ever forget Marietta Cemetery?? Since my Leader family were original settlers of this river town, two cemeteries here reflect my family’s history.  The picture of the John Auxer’s family final resting place is one of my favorites.  It was a chilly day, leaves blowing everywhere, and even the…

Just when you think you’ve got it sorted out. . .

Church records from just one denomination try to prove you wrong! I try to look at a different Church register every chance I get.  Today I looked at Lutheran Church records from Conestoga and Columbia.  Doing so has provided an “opportunity” for me to do just a little more research into the George Doebler/Anna Maria…