Maquinna: Calling on the Way Stops of Life

The intention here, was to present a particular picture of Princess Maquinna.  After all, she had been referenced in three prior posts on this part of the blog. This was her time; present her, then to move on to the next page of Pop’s scrapbook. Scrapbook? Well, she was scrapped and is now scrapbooked on … Continue reading Maquinna: Calling on the Way Stops of Life

Census & BMD: Rooms, With One or More Windows

There is much to write about on window count in genealogy; why do we know about it, and what did it mean for our ancestor. Scotland's Census 1861 was the first to ask household heads to report “number of rooms, with one or more windows”. 1 The answer was captured in the far right column … Continue reading Census & BMD: Rooms, With One or More Windows

Writing Genealogy: Use the Kitchen Sink

So you have some data – maybe a lot – where your research has turned out to belong to an unrelated person or event. Delete it? Perish the thought!  Time is money, or at least, usable tidbit. If you just want a family tree, a list of names, dates and occupations, this is not for … Continue reading Writing Genealogy: Use the Kitchen Sink