Wandering Roots

Ramblings about Genealogy, Faith, and Family

Archive for October, 2011

Amanuensis Monday/Marriage Returns Holmes Co. Ohio October 1871

Monday, October 31st, 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 about Amanuensis and why one should transcribe the records ! Marriage Returns Holmes Co. Ohio  October 1871 page […]

Friday Family History/Happy 395TH Anniversary Adam and Elizabeth Creel Mott

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Happy Anniversary Grandma and Grandpa! After checking some information, I am not sure if they are my grandparents or not. They are someones, so I will leave it here with out my lineage attached. Adam Mott and Elizabeth Creel were married on the 28 of October 1616. The marriage took place in Essex, England. I […]

In The Solitude of the Day

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Walking along the still quiet streets, in the middle of the day. With only my dog by my side I began to wonder what the fall of 1918 in France was like. Did the men ever get a chance just to sit and listen to the rustling of the leaves to feel the breeze upon their faces. I […]

Beyond the Internet Geneameme

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

I found this Meme at Geniaus, who got it from Pauleen at Family history across the seas blog. Jump in and have some fun 😀 I am not sure if I will have many of these bolded. Most of my research has been on the internet. Things you have already done or found: bold face type Things you […]

“The Moment I Knew”…My addition to the Armchair Genealogist’s post

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

The Arm Chair Genealogist posted this morning “The Moment I Knew”. I can honestly say there was not a crystallizing moment when I understood that I was was the keeper of the family story. It was just a matter that it was something I was going to do. My Mother and her siblings are very interested in their family […]