The percentages of me.

It is estimated that over 26 million people have taken an at home ancestry DNA test, and yes, I am one of them. For over a two years I have been sitting on my DNA results. I can honestly say there were no big surprises. We’ve all seen the commercials where the subject states theyContinue reading “The percentages of me.”

The dented pot and a game of scat…November 27, 2017

The holiday’s are upon us. I hope all who are reading this had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends.  We were fortunate to hosted Thanksgiving with our families and friends!  As we decorate and get ready to celebrate Christmas and all its wonderful blessings, I can’t help but feel this little ping of heartContinue reading “The dented pot and a game of scat…November 27, 2017”

CrumKin website updates – October 11, 2017

While I haven’t been posting weekly, I have been very busy scanning HUNDREDS of photos and documents in preparation to upload to the website.  But I have managed a few small updates, see below.  Click on the names, UNDERLINED,  below and it will take you directly to each person’s individual page. Photos added: Individual pages-photo(s) added:Continue reading “CrumKin website updates – October 11, 2017”

Road tripping for Banwarths and Chapmans – August 27, 2017

Yesterday, my family and I loaded up in the car for one last ‘hooray’ before the school year officially begins.  This is the second mini road trip, in as many weeks.  Both were mapped out so we (I) could visit some of our ancestral communities while having some good old fashion family fun!  I justContinue reading “Road tripping for Banwarths and Chapmans – August 27, 2017”

Featured CHAPMAN of the week – July 19, 2017

  When I was young and I would implore my father and other Chapman family members about my great aunt’s and uncles, one aunt in particular I was never given too much information about.  It was always a straight answer of, “she became a nun”. That’s it, end of conversation; no further elaboration on anyone’sContinue reading “Featured CHAPMAN of the week – July 19, 2017”

Featured CHAPMAN of the week – July 9, 2017

  It’s the very first “Chapman” post for the CrumKin – Family History Facebook page!  I thought it would be fitting to start with Thomas Chapman, as he was the individual who first brought the Chapman’s to Michigan; though he later moved back to Canada. Thomas was born on November 27, 1855 in Quebec, CanadaContinue reading “Featured CHAPMAN of the week – July 9, 2017”