A Tale of Two Grandmothers Part Two
The Generosity of a Community!
In today’s family and friends Friday I want to talk about the genealogy community once again. I’m so honored and blown away by the love that we show each other in this community. A few weeks ago I posted an article called the tale of two grandmothers. I talked about grandmother Beatrice Holt. I have very little information on her and I asked the genealogy community at large for assistance.
An Angel found the Holt Family Line of Kansas!
I never really expected anybody to answer the call to look into Beatrice Holt. But to my surprise, one of you a sweet person by the name of Jane Holliday did just that. Finding an ancestor of mine by the name of Vincent who passed away in Missouri unlocked more doors to my family. On his death certificate and much information that I’ve been looking for. Once plugged into family search and my favorite website ancestry, information started to come back. I now know my family was proud farmers in Kansas. What they did in Kansas after the Civil War as farmers is a tale I hope to tell on this website someday.
Unlocking the Holt Family Tree
So after digging into my family. I found lots of juicy tidbits. For somebody who did not have any information on his father’s family I now back to my third great-grandfather. I also have discovered cousins on ancestry.com one of them checks her ancestry account daily. I hope that by the time this message is published that she may have woken up and checked her email seeing a message from a distant cousin in Denver Colorado. For somebody who never got to know much about his father’s family, it seems my dreams are coming true. I am persuaded that more information will be coming here shortly. As I write this at twelve in the morning I find myself struggling to stay awake. I am just blown away by the sheer generosity that someone has shown me.
I am so excited for where this may lead me. I am so excited to be walking down the path of having leaves again on Ancestry. And I know that as I continue to research I will find my father’s family! Good Night and stay blessed!