Genealogy: Focusing on one ancestor at a time keeps the work simpler

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    April 14, 2013 3:24 p.m.

    Hey, skeptic, if we just get back to the 1500's correctly, that's probably all we can do. Leave royal lines, Adam and Eve, and LUCY--and the pedigrees of our favorite pets, alone for now! The Lord will help us in his own proper time.

  • skeptic Phoenix, AZ
    April 13, 2013 3:28 p.m.

    I wonder, has anyone done the genealogy work for LUCY.

  • morpunkt Glendora, CA
    April 13, 2013 10:13 a.m.

    Once you start doing one ancestor at a time, things begin to snowball. It's exciting. As a convert, with lineage to war-torn eastern Europe, I was very frustrated at the fact that Hitler's stormtroupers destroyed the church records on my mother's side. I guess it will take the Millenium for those people to come forth and proclaim their existence again.

  • Jil York, SC
    April 13, 2013 9:21 a.m.

    I appreciate your article on "Focusing on one ancestor at a time". I also find it helpful to research other possible family members that can validate information on the "one" and give more clues as you research. It is so fun!