Category: Relatively Speaking (musings)

Olson Family Origins in Halland, Sweden

  It’s been exciting to recently discover that our Olson family ancient home of origen is Halland, Sweden. Halland County is on the lower western coast of Sweden. Until 1645 it was part of the Kingdom of Denmark. Along with a few other provinces, in the … Continue reading Olson Family Origins in Halland, Sweden

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A Needle in a Haystack

I'm continuing my search for a needle in a haystack, with the family name "Wood" on it.  So here I am documenting my investigation. My great-grandmother Bertha Wood (William) Mitchell's father was Frederick Wood, born in Burke, New York, 1841. I know from a census … Continue reading A Needle in a Haystack

Announcing the book release of Colonial Courtships!

As a genealogy enthusiast, history aficionado, and fiction author I'm thrilled to share that my second book has been published. Colonial Courtships takes place in the charming 18th century Glassenbury, Connecticut.  Drawing from my interest in my own New England ancestors, and featuring a surname … Continue reading Announcing the book release of Colonial Courtships!