Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Twelve Days of a Genealogy Christmas - Randy's Version

A genealogy oriented version of the "Twelve Days of Christmas" was available on the Internet on  Kimberly Powell's site for many years, but it is, apparently, no longer available.

Several years ago, I decided I would do my own based on genealogy, my own needs and my own research:

On the 12th day of Christmas,

My true love gave to me --

*  Twelve Revolutionary War pension files with the Family Bible pages included (12)

*  Eleven autosomal DNA matches with common ancestors (22)

*  Ten Social Security Application and Claims records (30)

*  Nine Facebook postings from distant cousins (36)

*  Eight probate files (40)

*  Seven census pages (42)

*  Six land deeds (42)

*  Five newspaper obituaries (40)

*  Four marriage records (36)

*  Three family Bibles (30)

*  Two draft registration images (22)

*  A new name in my family tree. (12)

I've put the total number in parenthesis of each item - if you sing the song all the way through, going one number at a time.

My true love is a busy girl, isn't she?

But, but, but ... that would take all the fun out of the ancestor search, wouldn't it?

Note:  Lorine McGinnis Schulze has posted her Twelve Days in   http://olivetreegenealogy.blogspot.com/2018/12/12-days-of-christmas-genealogy-version.html.


NOTE:  This is a yearly repost.

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1 comment:

Linda Stufflebean said...

If only all those records would pop up under the Christmas tree. We can only wish that our true loves can find them all. Merry Christmas!