Saturday, August 1, 2009

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- My Genealogical Threes

It's Saturday Night - time for some Genealogy Fun!

Over on Facebook, some people have been posting their "3s of Me" with information about themselves providing three responses in different categories like "Three names I go by," "Three jobs I've had," "Three favorite drinks," etc. You get the idea.

So here is your assignment, if you decide to accept it (this is not Mission Impossible, of course):

1) Tell us your three responses to the questions:

* Three genealogical libraries I frequent
* Three places I've visited on genealogy trips
* Three genealogy societies I belong to (or want to)
* Three websites that help my research
* Three ancestral graves that I've visited
* Three ancestral places I want to visit
* Three brickwall ancestors I want to research more

2) Post your responses as comments to this blog post, in your own blog, or in a Facebook comment.

Here are my responses:

* Three genealogical libraries I frequent
1) San Diego Regional Family History Center in Mission Valley
2) Carlsbad Georgina Cole Library in Carlsbad
3) Chula Vista Civic Center Branch Library

* Three places I've visited on genealogy trips

1) Norway - Oslo, Voss and Bergen
2) England - Richmond in Yorkshire, Oxford in Oxfordshire, Hilperton in Wiltshire
3) New York - Watertown

* Three genealogy societies I belong to (or want to)

1) New England Historic Genealogical Society
2) National Genealogical Society
3) Chula Vista Genealogical Society

* Three websites that help my research
1) http://www.ancestry.com/
2) http://www.usgenweb.org/
3) http://www.familysearch.org/

* Three ancestral graves that I've visited

1) Isaac Seaver in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster MA
2) Thomas Richmond in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam CT
3) D.J. Carringer in La vista Cemetery, National City CA

* Three ancestral places I want to visit
1) Dodge County WI (Smith)
2) Andrew County MO (Smith, Vaux)
3) Aurora, Erie County NY (Vaux, Underhill)

* Three brickwall ancestors I want to research more
1) Thomas J. Newton (ca1795 ME - >1834)
2) William Knapp (1775 NY - 1856 NJ)
3) Hannah Smith (1768 NH - 1827 MA)

13 comments:

GeneaDiva said...

I accepted the Saturday night challenge and it is posted at: http://geneadiva.blogspot.com/2009/08/saturday-night-genealogy-fun-my.html

Tonia said...

Challenge accepted.

http://www.toniasroots.net

RabidGenealogist said...

Challenge Accepted: Response at http://georgegmorgan.livejournal.com/11049.html

Tex said...

My Big 3s are at http://allmyancestors.com/blog/2009/08/01/saturday-night-fun-2/

Suzy said...

Challenge Accepted! Posted at: http://rootdigginnana.blogspot.com/2009/08/saturday-night-genealogy-fun-my.html

Sheri said...

OK I finally made it in time to play

http://sherifenley.blogspot.com/2009/08/saturday-night-at-seavers-place.html

This was easy and fun, thanks Mr. Seaver!

Chris Staats said...

Despite the fact that the challenge of the threes only had two rules, and seven elements, I'm in!
Posted at: http://www.staatsofohio.com/?p=284

Thanks, Randy!

Ken Spangler said...

Thanks Randy. I posted my answers on my blog at http://www.kenspangler.com/blog/

Thanks for the great ideas!

Greta Koehl said...

My threes are at: http://gretabog.blogspot.com/2009/08/sngf-genealogical-threes.html. Thanks, Randy.

Holly said...

Interesting, Watertown NY, I have some of hubby's ancestors to search in the same area...Spencer's and related. What surname do you search for there?

Cherie said...

Here's mine!

http://chersfmly.blogspot.com/2009/08/my-genealogical-threes.html

Anonymous said...

Fun challenge of genealogical threes. Especially which 3 brick walls I most want to tackle. I posted my answers at my blog at http://relativemusings.wordpress.com/2009/08/02/
Barbara Bradley Petura

Ancestral Wales said...

Belatedly took up the challenge!
Response is at www.ancestralwales.com/blog

Thanks - it was fun to do!