52 Ancestors Challenge: Week 9 Recap

52ancestors-week9March is Women’s History Month. If you’re stuck trying to decide which ancestor to blog about, how about looking at the female half of your tree?

This week, Luis Rivera shared the strength of his ancestor “las tres R’s.” You’ll get hungry reading Kathryn Adam-Hurst’s stories of her great-grandmother Ida Haufler Adam. Linda Albert reveals why she says her Aunt Edith was born 10 years too early.

My contribution this week was the story of my 5th-great-grandfather John McClelland, who found himself caught up in a cycle of retaliation on the Ohio frontier.

Now, it’s time for the posts:

4 thoughts on “52 Ancestors Challenge: Week 9 Recap

  1. Vicki Court

    Thank you for issuing this challenge. I have been collecting information about my family for many years but this project has made me collect together the information and start writing a story about each person on my Family Connections blog. In the process I have also been updating the entries on Ancestry for people on the family tree. Another result of the challenge will be to identify what parts of the story require further investigation.

    1. Amy Johnson Crow Post author

      That’s great, Vicki! I’ve found that writing about an ancestor really reveals the holes in the research. You don’t realize how much you don’t know until you write down what you think you do know :)

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