Ladies of the Lake 

No. As much as I want it to be, this is not a post about Monty Python.

My local DAR Chapter is called “Ladies of the Lake.” It’s just too perfect, isn’t it?

Aren’t familiar with the DAR? It stands for Daughters of the American Revolution. It’s an organization that joins the descendants of those who fought in the Revolutionary War together for historical preservation, patriotic events, and…of course…houses a wealth of genealogical research materials.  Continue reading “Ladies of the Lake “


Genealogy 101

I’ve mentioned before that I became interested in discovering my paternal grandfather’s genealogy a couple of years before his death. And much to my delight, was able to trace back seven generations and share this information with him while he was still living.

Great Grandmother Thelma (left) and her daughter Dolores (right). Both as teenagers.


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