Wisconsin Gene-A-Rama here I come!

I just finished two great seminar weekends. The first was March 16th with the Dallas Genealogical Society and on the 23d  with the Conejo Valley [CA] Genealogical Society. It’s always tough to leave the places where I present the seminars and have spent time renewing old friendships and meeting new friends. It was even tougher […]

National Tartan Day: my roots in Scotland

April 6th is National Tartan Day in the U.S. I have some proud Scottish ancestry. Among the names I find in my ancestry in Scotland areStuart: Strathdon, Aberdeen; Abroath, Angus; Grant: Strathdon, AberdeenLeighton/Lighton: Farnell, AngusNiddrie/Nedry: Farnell and Kinnell, AngusAllardice/Allardyce: Kinnell, AngusEdward/s: Brechin, Forfar, and Abroath, AngusCowie: Brechin and Forfar, Angus In the U.S. the Edward/s […]