Tracing The Brawleys

When I tell people that I research my family tree I'm often asked how far back I've gone. I've tried not to focus on that because I like to find as much as I can about an ancestor and that includes siblings and their families. I don't just want to know their names. Plus when … Continue reading Tracing The Brawleys

A Woman of Mystery – Mary Wilkinson c1832-1871

The story of my great great grandmother, Mary Wilkinson is very confusing and there are a number of pieces missing. Mary was my maternal grandmother's maternal grandmother and I would love to know more about her background. Mary, it would seem, did not have a problem lying to the authorities which makes finding out the … Continue reading A Woman of Mystery – Mary Wilkinson c1832-1871