Wandering Roots

Ramblings about Genealogy, Faith, and Family

Archive for August, 2011

Wordless Wednesday-Ogilvie Children

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Happy Hunting!  

Tuesday Tip-On scanning black and white photos

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

AH! Ha! There are tips you learn before you try your hand at a task, there are others that jump out at you when you believe you are doing everything just right. Well tonight’s tip comes from learning the hard way. I am just thankful I only scanned 20 photos and not a much larger […]

Amanuensis Monday-Letter to home from somewhere in France (Toul)

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Somewhere in France . Oct. 30 – 1918 Dear Aunt Hattie, I have been intending to write you for some little time but something usually come up to prevent but tonight will start anyway. We are now located at a flying field, coming here last Friday and have been busy ever since. Started flying on […]

Talented Tuesday

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Girl of 12 Wins Washington Trip News clipping 1917  paper unknown( my guess is one of the Muskingum Co.,  Ohio papers) Ruth Oglivie of Dresden Proves Remarkable Expert in Canning Fruits and Vegetables Dresden’s youngest disciple of Herbert Hoover is canning food for the home, Ruth Ogilvie, aged 12, is to be  probably the youngest […]

Amanuensis Monday

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Amanuensis: A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another. From The National Standard Encyclopedia Amanuensis Monday was started on the Transylvanian Dutch Blog. This link will take you to the page concerning Amanuensis and why one should transcribe the records ! Below find my first offering […]