A healthy dose of skepticism can be a valuable tool in genealogy. It’s important to examine each record critically. It’s a lesson I’ve just had cause to remember, again.
So, for a twist on the Matrilineal Monday blogging meme, I thought I’d post my matrilineal lines back to the earliest female ancestors. My Mom’s Matrilineal Line Mildred “Mims” Esther Wieder, daughter of Edwin J. Wieder and Mary Catherine Waage, was born 23 Dec 1912 in Pennsburg, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania1 and died 30 Jun 2002 […]
Susan MULHOLLAN, daughter of John and Emily (BOILEAU) MULHOLLAN, was born 14 Jul 1841, according to her death certificate and 17 Jul 1840, according to her gravestone. She died 17 Oct 1917 in Pine Glen, Burnside Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. She married Jefferson FORCE on 22 Mar 1857. Jefferson was born 9 Dec 1883 and […]