Discoveries of Family History

The fascinating stories of my ancestors.


I have always been curious about my ancestry but had little to go on due to strained relationships. Growing up, I never experienced family reunions and knew very little about my relatives.

Many of them I had only met once or not at all. My mother was a single parent and was not…



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Jennifer Marie

Embracing change and learning to let go. Writer of history, politics, poetry and everyday life.