Wandering Roots

Ramblings about Genealogy, Faith, and Family

Archive for April, 2012

Oh Where Oh Where can my Nana be in 1940?

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

The question posed was; Have you found your family in the 1940 Census? Indeed, I found my mother and her parents and two sibling in the 1940 Census. I thought the task of finding them would be daunting,this family lived in Cleveland Ohio, but Mom recalled what street they lived on in Cleveland. Which made […]

52 Weeks of Personal Genealogy #16 /My Favorite Restaurant

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Most of you know that I received a Kindle Fire for Christmas and in doing so I have downloading some great books. I came across this little gem of a book called “The Big Genealogy Blog Book” by Amy Coffin. One of her suggestions for blogging genealogy is 52  weeks of personal genealogy. Amy gives […]

Rebecca Cutter b. 20 Apr 1709 Happy 303 rd Birthday!/ Friday Family History

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Rebecca Cutter,  believed to be the daughter of Richard and Mary Anne Pike Cutter. Rebecca was born in Cambridge, Middlesex, Ma. on 20 April 1709. She descended from Samuel and Elizabeth Cutter of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne England, through their son Richard and Elizabeth Williams Cutter of Cambridge Ma through William and Rebecca Rolfe Cutter and to their son Richard. I […]

I Had A Dream

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Very rarely do I have a dream that will wake me and that I will remember every detail. This morning such a dream occurred. I will not go into every detail, because as in all dreams there is great feats that happen that would not have happened in life.  The gist of the dream was, […]

1940 Census BINGO….

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

The 1940 census is here!  I haven’t done a lot looking as I have been indexing the census. It is has been fun. Colorado, Delaware, and Virginia are three of that states that I have worked on so far. The other night I went searching for my grandparents. I called Mom and asked her were […]