The Family Tree
Stories and posts related to genealogy and family history in general, and the Hile Family (and all its many branches) in particular.
Family Tree Stories and Posts
Sarah Skinner McIntyre was a bad-ass woman who lived to almost one hundred. Which brings me to my daughter Lindsay, a bad-ass woman herself, who carries on the tradition of strong, talented, independent, kind, and powerful family women in ways that continue to amaze me and for which I am so proud to be a part of.
One of the things I tell clients and those interested in family history and genealogy is to be prepared for what you might find. Case in point: me.
Sometimes, genealogy can be used not only to prove family relationships, but also to disprove it. Case in point: if you follow California wing nuts you have no doubt heard that our governor Gavin Newsom is Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s nephew. Uh, no. He’s not.