Family history or genealogy is like a jigsaw puzzle...if you can only find the right piece everything will fit together. Sometimes, however, just like a jigsaw puzzle a piece is missing and may never be found.
Before you jet off to Ireland (or any other country) to find the roots of your immigrant ancestor, you need to do your homework. I know that now!
As I mentioned in my first blog, my daughter is the one who got me started on this journey (her sisters like to remind her that it’s her fault their mother chases dead people). …