#52Ancestors Favorite Photo

My favorite photo is of my Dad, Robert Loehwing Horner, in 1926. He was 3 years old. I always knew my Dad to be a big, burly guy. He was 6’4″ tall. To see him in this adorable sailor outfit as a little chunky boy just cracks me up. The …

California Dreaming

My grandmother, Jeanette Shrum Willett, left us a wonderful handwritten manuscript of her life which she wrote in the mid 1980’s. She was born August 4, 1897 in Bloomington, Indiana and died March 3, 1988 in Salem, Massachusetts.  I have been transcribing her manuscript here. You can start from the …

Harold Willett

My grandmother, Jeanette Shrum Willett, left us a wonderful handwritten manuscript of her life which she wrote in the mid 1980’s. She was born August 4, 1897 in Bloomington, Indiana and died March 3, 1988 in Salem, Massachusetts.  I have been transcribing her manuscript here. You can start from the …

Win a #RootsTech 2020 Free Registration

I’m a #RootsTech 2020 Ambassador, which means not only do I get to promote and participate in this mega genealogy conference, but I get to give stuff away! I’m giving away a 4-Day Pass ($299 value) to RootsTech 2020. It is a super special year, because RootsTech will be celebrating it’s …