The key to John might be Jane. That is our hope; so far, the ploy has come up short. Now, had you read “Imagining Genealogy from a Deathbed Rant” you’d know that John Kelly was likely our biological great grandfather. Born in the US 1859, or so, he vanished from Scotland after registering his non-wedlock … Continue reading Another Researcher Poses Data Challenge #1
Category: the Book’s BLOG – Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness – Q&A etc.
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Genealogy Imagined from the US Civil War, past River Clyde, to a UK Chemical Plant
Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness; Update 2, Addendum 6 Little was known of John Kelly; he was born in the US about 1859 and resided in Lanarkshire Scotland from 1881-1882 where he worked as a farm servant.² ³ His family was not identified. "Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness" found that our grandfather was likely adopted … Continue reading Genealogy Imagined from the US Civil War, past River Clyde, to a UK Chemical Plant
Genealogy Imagined From a Deathbed Rant, With an Imposter, On Yonder Sea
DOUBLE GENEALOGY: The ADOPTION WITNESS. Update 1, Addenda 3-5 RECAP: SCENES FROM CHAPTER SIXTEEN OF THE BOOK Jane was not related to us. We first met her as an adult in 1891, in Renton Dunbartonshire (DNB). She was a recent widow. We did not know her deceased husband's particulars, but hunch urged us to ask, … Continue reading Genealogy Imagined From a Deathbed Rant, With an Imposter, On Yonder Sea
Read Along With Me: Priceless Images for Scottish Genealogy
“Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness” (DGAW) sought the twofold identity of two adopted boy cousins, who were not biologically related. That is, four sets of parents. Along with other puzzles. It has a handful and half, of data images. Sometimes whimsical, it has just one picture; “Heriot Row”, Edinburgh, Scotland, as depicted on the cover.1 A scene … Continue reading Read Along With Me: Priceless Images for Scottish Genealogy
Double Genealogy (2)
That urge to know which union brought us forth, that “who am I”, haunts, even as we are prideful of uniqueness. Honoring forefathers brings relief. We are, at birth, what our immediate two ancestors put on our biological table, our hereditary nugget. The arch of the eyebrow and action of the knee-joint are mine, through … Continue reading Double Genealogy (2)
Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness (1)
This is my first website and its first post! Today holds another first for me; I am now an author. So yes, they are interconnected. “Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness” started as a quest for heritage, specifically, of my grandfather and his mother. It became much more, because he was unexpectedly, found adopted. So was … Continue reading Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness (1)
The Journey Begins
This journey is dedicated to our ancestors. It passes through this blog of three components. The first invites reader questions on persons or families covered in the book, or on the conduct of its research and conclusions reached. The book, “Double Genealogy: the Adoption Witness” is featured under the "Home" tab. It is a true … Continue reading The Journey Begins