Genie Rockstars

Mary Tedesco Can you feel the excitement? Names like MacEntee, Cooke, Alzo, Taylor, Russell, Berry, Tedesco. These are just a few of the current genealogy rock stars. Would I sleep out on a sidewalk with a wrist band for tickets to see them? I plead the fifth on that. But …

NERGC weekend – Geeks unite

The process of researching is hardly a lonely road. I’ve met many people over these past 20 years in my research and through genealogy events. Many have come to be very good and dear friends to me. I’ve said this blog is primarily for my children and descendants to read …

I have an ugly Fannie

Fannie Potter abt 1884 It’s nice to know we’ve come a long way in my mother’s family and we have developed into caring, loving people. Our ancestor, Fannie Potter Willett, had none of those qualities, unfortunately.  By all accounts, Fannie was a spoiled, self centered woman with a keen sense …