Grave obsessions

In memory of James W. Christopherson
By Lauren | |
People in our lives have the ability to impact us in big ways we cannot anticipate. For me, James W. Christopherson was one of those people.
Seeing double: two lines to my Mayflower ancestors!
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My grandmother was proud of her New England heritage. While she didn't know much beyond the names of her maternal grandparents, Albert Stanwood and Lavina Bursley, she had been told growing up that our ancestors came on the Mayflower.
Seek and ye shall find….the missing children of Benjamin and Cynthia (Day) Bursley
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With the help of GenealogyBank and digitized newspapers, another mystery is solved!
I toppled my self-created brick wall!
By Lauren | | 5 Comments |
Death certificates can be a great source of information - but this one was quite frustrating to me.
Bradstreets and Days: From Massachusetts to Minnesota, descendants wed
By Lauren | |
Two and a half centuries later, descendants early Ipswich, Massachusetts settlers marry in Minnesota!
Awesome autosomal DNA solves the mystery of Martha’s maiden name!
By Lauren | | 3 Comments |
Autosomal DNA. One of the most powerful tools in the genealogist’s toolbox!
Evidence-based Reasoning Reveals the Parents of Cynthia (Day) Bursley
By Lauren | | 4 Comments |
As Elizabeth Shown Mills states, often we will never find
Find-A-Grave, more than just graves
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Good stuff starts with Find-A-Grave.  Okay, certainly not all good
Proving the parentage of Cynthia (Day) Bursley
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This past Saturday I was inducted into the Cooch's Bridge
Pension file gem: Amos Day, 1856 letter to his father Nathaniel
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I spent my Valentine's Day happily buried in pension and
Tuesday’s Tip: – You Can’t Live Without It!
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Okay, it might not be as important as food, water,
Using DNA to answer: ARE YOU MY (great great great great grand-) MOTHER?
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In 2010 I took my first autosomal DNA test through