What Does Genealogy, My Ancestry, And My Personal Pedigree Have To Do With Me?

Chasing down my ancestry.Working in the field of Genealogy and looking for my ancestry has given me a definite perspective of life and, in the long view, a perspective against which I gauge my activities.

Do you ever wonder if what you do today matters?  Many ads you see tell you that you only have one life to live and so they encourage you to do what you want to get the “most” out of life.

Well, without going into a big religious or philosophical debate, let’s just stick to what the words associated with Personal Pedigree mean and go from there. Read More…

On the Trail…

Harry Holt's grave

Welcome to On the Trail.  I will try to keep things informative and possibly helpful to you.  You may write me and ask questions or comment as you wish.  I really am very interested in finding relatives, restoring strained relations and anything to do with uniting families.

As you can see, here I am in England.  I am in the St. Michael’s church yard in Brierley Hill.  I have just discovered a grave of one of my ancestors.

There is a wealth of history and culture about Brierley Hill and the surrounding area of Staffordshire – now known as The Midlands.

Did you know that they built canals (complete with locks) in the 1800s to convey goods made in the area to the coast so they could be shipped around the world? The boats and canals are still in existence and use for travel.


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