My interest really peaked when I saw T. Russell Brown's Vermont death certificate stating, "killed instantly by explosion of hot water boiler". I had to find out the story behind this.
This cute frog has been a part of our lives for years, sitting on our bed, played with by our children as the grew and luckily never chewed by any of our dogs. The reason the frog was made in these colors was due to family lore and it was a mystery to be solved...
This blog post is an essay my father, the Rev. Carleton Schaller Jr., wrote in 1993 for the family about the history of George Ross Mackenzie (1820 - 1892), the fourth President of Singer Manufacturing Co and my great-great grandfather.
Why you might ask do I have a genealogy blog on my travel site? Studying genealogy and the history of ancestral migration, it is all about traveling.
We have settled down in central Florida in a small community with lots of activities and a 9-hole golf course. While I have never really golfed in my life, I decided to take a stab at it. The community, Lakes at Leesburg, has about five small lakes with the golf course weaving in and out of the lakes.