Walter Bell’s First Marriage

There are two ancestors in my family tree that I continue to revisit whenever I'm up for a challenge. One of those is Walter H. Bell (1881-1934), my great-grandfather. Chipping away at Walter's past has been tricky but fascinating. He moved all over the country during his life. It seems he had three or four... Continue Reading →

It’s Graduation Day!

Today I am graduating from Indiana University with my Master of Library Science. (Ok, the picture is from my undergraduate days.) I initially made the decision to pursue this career path because I saw it as an opportunity to keep my passion for genealogy close to my work. After a year and a half of... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun! April 4 & 11

I always have fun playing along with Saturday Night Genealogy Fun from Genea-Musings! You can check out his prompts on his blog and join in on the fun! I missed last week's prompt, but here are both of them together. The prompt for April 4: http://www.geneamusings.com/2015/04/saturday-night-genealogy-fun-when-i-was.html The prompt for April 11: http://www.geneamusings.com/2015/04/saturday-night-genealogy-fun-when-i-was_11.html The current series of SNGF... Continue Reading →

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun! March 15

I always have fun playing along with Saturday Night Genealogy Fun from Genea-Musings! You can check out his prompts on his blog and join in on the fun! I'm a little late this week but, what can I say, there was a hockey tournament this weekend! The prompt for March 15: http://www.geneamusings.com/2015/03/saturday-night-genealogy-fun-date-your.html This week's prompt is... Continue Reading →

Fearless Females: March 5

The Accidental Genealogist is running her annual “Fearless Females” month of March. I’m so happy to be joining in, although admittedly a little late. I will attempt to catch up before the end of the month. If you want to see her blog and prompts you can look here: http://www.theaccidentalgenealogist.com/2015/02/back-for-sixth-year-fearless-females.html The prompt for March 5: "How... Continue Reading →

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