Wandering Roots

Ramblings about Genealogy, Faith, and Family

Archive for March, 2014

Wordless Wednesday (almost) Post Card from Columbus Ohio

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

    Dear Little Jimmie: I am lonesome without you all, and without you. You are a darling little baby, and you have and ideal Momma and daddy to bring you along through the years, and your Grandma will be a big help. What a joy you are , to them and it will be […]

Amanuensis-Monday Letter from James R. Kaye to his great nephew and name sake James R. McCartney and the rest of the family.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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 !  The letter below was written to my Grandparents and […]