52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #51 Nathaniel Mills

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was Nice.  Rather than try and find an ancestor to fit the theme, I decided to check my list of ancestors to find… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #51 Nathaniel Mills

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #50 Arthur Alfred Mulder

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was Naughty. We all have an ancestor who probably received coal in their stocking. I’ve decided to write about a more distant relative,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #50 Arthur Alfred Mulder

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #49 Susan Pain Christmas

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was Holidays. What ancestor do the holidays put you in mind of? The only ancestors I personally knew were my parents, so… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #49 Susan Pain Christmas

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #48 Ralph Kerr

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week the topic was Thankful. November 26 is Thanksgiving in the U.S. Interpret the "thankful" theme however you'd like. I couldn’t work out how to… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #48 Ralph Kerr

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #47 Whimpey brothers

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week the topic is Sporting. Do you have a relative who was involved in sports? My grandfather John Ernest Whimpey was the fifth child… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #47 Whimpey brothers

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #46 Selina Lavinia Reeves

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme.  This week the topic is “Changes”. Highlight an ancestor that went through many changes or that you had to change your research strategies to find.… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #46 Selina Lavinia Reeves

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #44 John Theodore Mulder

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. The theme this week is “Frightening”.  Do you have an ancestor who did something frightening or lived through a scary event? Do you have your own… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #44 John Theodore Mulder

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #43 Charles Edward Martin Russell

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was:  Oops. An ancestor who made an "oops," or one that you made while researching one of them. (We've all done it, believe… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #43 Charles Edward Martin Russell