THE BOOK: A true story of the journey to establish the identity of Grandfather’s mother(s), both adoptive and biological, and then, to know his birth particulars. His adoption came as a surprise, so too, did that of his genetically unrelated, same-aged cousin. Here, five years later, are their stories. Here, also, the account of the more than eight families, needed to unwind the birth mysteries. Period: late 18th to early 20th century, Scotland, with US tangents. About the author is disclosed on the back cover, attached below.
THE BLOG: The blog has three themes. One will answer reader questions on persons or families covered in the Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness, along with the conduct of its research and conclusions reached. Research updates will also be provided, here. The second is a discussion on “writing genealogy” from the amateur perspective, from concept, to published product. The third holds “memories” from the author’s childhood.
THE BOOK IN OTHER WORDS: Grandfather was adopted; a double genealogy! Dearly departed collude in his dual reveal, through crumbs laid long ago, in their records of life. Casting lifelines, they throw a wrench; an unrelated, same aged, adopted cousin. “Who done it”, “missing person” searches and serendipitous finds, in a manual, to share the road to discovery and conclusions reached.
PLEASE CLICK BELOW: to see the back cover, or, for an excerpt from the book. You are most welcome to “follow”.
BOOK ORDER: tabs are to the right. ISBN: 978-1-63492-828-1