On Genealogy: Jack Tripper is my 9th Cousin, 2x removed!

Rev. Obadiah Holmes definitely has some Famous Kin.  I've covered Abe Lincoln & Amelia Earhart and now I'm covering my connection to comedic legend,  John Ritter. Another descendant of Rev. Holmes, is Willis Carrier - the inventor of air conditioning (I really love this guy on hot, sticky, humid days!) - Carrier is his 8th great … Continue reading On Genealogy: Jack Tripper is my 9th Cousin, 2x removed!

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On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!

Aviation, this young modern giant, exemplifies the possible relationship of women and the creations of science. Although women have not taken full advantage of its use and benefits, air travel is as available to them as to men ~ Amelia Earhart My lineage just gets better and better!  To date I have discovered a relation … Continue reading On Genealogy: Say What? I’m Connected To Amelia Earhart!

On Genealogy: I always knew I was a Princess! My Relation to King VIII of France!

Ok, I'm all over the place with this ancestry stuff.  I just moved, am sick in bed but can't stop researching.  Each line steers me to something new and exciting - I'm honestly just just jumping around when I find a new cool hint - I follow it and away I go - on a … Continue reading On Genealogy: I always knew I was a Princess! My Relation to King VIII of France!

On Genealogy: Whipped for Baptist Beliefs – My Connection to Rev. Obadiah Holmes

Ok, it's safe to say we all know that I'm a genealogy NUT, I won't even try to deny it.  I love learning and I love history, especially when it comes to MY OWN.  They say to know where you're going, you've got to know where you've been.  I believe in knowing the trials, tribulations … Continue reading On Genealogy: Whipped for Baptist Beliefs – My Connection to Rev. Obadiah Holmes