I Research Genealogy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 116 People

    Before It Was Trendy

    I've been researching my family tree for almost 25 years. Back then with no internet it was very slow-going, but with time I was able to achieve a fair bit, 14 generations on one line (with no noble blood to make things easier!). Everything accelerated when I came online in...
    chovhani chovhani
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2007

    My LaRoche Genealogy Searches

      A HISTORY OF SAVANNAH AND SOUTH GEORGIA     Author: William Harden @ p. 694 THE LA ROCHE FAMILY HISTORY. In the year 1733 two brothers landed in America from the shores of England. Their names were John La Roche and Isaac La Roche. John La Roche was...
    teeboat teeboat
    51-55, F
    Aug 5, 2008

    Genealogy is one of my favorite hobbies.

    I was lucky enough to have been born in a place where the records are well kept. Very few documents were lost in fires or war, like it is oftenly the case in many places. I was able to go easily back to 1600-1700 for almost every ramification (except the natives ones). Then, I...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    I Started a Personal Ancestral File

    about one year ago with help from the local Latter Day Saints Family History Center volunteers. My family has placed me in charge of most of our genealogical materials. Anyway, my computerized PAF family tree is growing. I have a few new family pictures to post. "...
    RubyTewes RubyTewes
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2009

    I Love Genealogy!

    I have been doing genealogy over a year now and I love it! I love finding who I came from, how they lived, who is a part of me.  I am researching both my paternal and maternal side.  It is sometimes very aggervating not being able to find information but when you do you...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2007

    I Love Helping People Research Their Family

    I began researching my family history nearly 30 years ago and spent many hours writing letters and trawling phone books and anything else that could help me. The internet has made things so much easier and could never have imagined the information that is available now. I love...
    elvisism elvisism
    51-55, F
    Jun 30, 2012

    Here My Genealogy

    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Feb 26, 2011
More Stories