"If I want my children and grandchildren to know those who still live in my memory, then I must build the bridge between them. I alone am the link to the generations that stand on either side of me. It is my responsibility to knit their hearts together through love and respect, even though they may never have known each other personally. My grandchildren will have no knowledge of their family’s history if I do nothing to preserve it for them. That which I do not in some way record will be lost at my death, and that which I do not pass on to my posterity, they will never have." ~ Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander, Ensign, May 1999, pages 83-84~

Friday, August 27, 2010

Follow Friday - and Follow-Up Friday

Follow Friday - As I have only been at this blogging business for a few days, I know that I have not even begun to scratch the surface of the blogs that are out there.  That being the case, there have been a three bloggers who have left me comments of encouragement so as a shout-out to them I wish to make you acquainted with their blogs - if you are not already.

CMPointer - Family Stories
Heather Rojo - Nutfield Genealogy
Mary - Mary's Musings

Thank you all for your kind words.

Follow-Up Friday - I find that I need to Follow-Up on yesterday's post "A Child of Many Sires".  I realize that while I listed the first sixteen surnames I will be blogging about, I forgot to list the places I am doing research in. So, here goes:

Davis - Florida, Mississippi, Georgia and North Carolina
McDougal - Florida, Georgia
Pelt (Van Pelt) - Florida, North Carolina, New York, The Netherlands
Taylor - Florida, South Carolina
Brock - Florida, Georgia
White - Florida, Georgia
Newsom - Florida, Alabama, South Carolina
Pippin - Florida, North Carolina, Maryland
Cahoon - Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Utah. Scotland
Spencer - Massachusetts, Illinois, Utah
Johanson - Denmark
Nielson - Denmark, Utah
Manwill - Maine, Illinois, Utah
McLellan - South Carolina, Tennesee, Illinois, Utah
Keele - Illinois, Tennessee, Virginia, England
Boulton - Utah, England


  1. thanks for the mention and the link back to my blog. appreciate it!

  2. Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

    May you keep sharing your ancestor stories!

    Dr. Bill ;-)
    Author of "Back to the Homeplace"
    and "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"

  3. Thanks for the nice mention in your post. I look forward to reading more of your blog in the future!