Photo albums added: Bertrand, Billings, Lang, Rushton, and Watson

Sorting and linking to the photos was quite a chore. I have lots of subpages of photos, besides those that were on the main surname pages. I finally selected what gallery plugin I wanted to use, then downloaded all the photos from the old website into one folder. From there, I selected them by surname … Read more

News from February and March 2002

Revamped Website The website was getting a little unwieldy. When I began last year, I didn’t realize how much information I would accumulate in such a short time. I hope the reorganization helps. I’ve made a page for each surname. Each surname page contains links to everything I have posted on the site for that … Read more

Rushton and Schmachtenberger Photos Discovered

We went to visit my dad and Aunt “up north” in Michigan. They surprised me with these great family pictures. This one is the Rushton family in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada, around 1900. Cora Ann (b. 1876), Horace Holroyd (b. 1879), Bertha Estelle, my great-grandmother (b. 1881), Eliza Jane Schmachtenberger Rushton (b. 1850), husband Hiram … Read more

Watson/McGregor Photos

September 2001 Debi Burgess Sends Dozens of Watson Photos  I’ve had some exciting happenings in my little genealogy world. First, never ever get discouraged if you hit “the wall.” I thought I was stuck, couldn’t find descendants, couldn’t find ancestors, so I posted surnames and queries all over the internet using and Rootsweb message … Read more