I've had a bit of extra time on my hands, thanks to my immunocompromised status and an unending pandemic. It has been frustrating, sad, and boring, but the silver lining is always there. This time, it appeared as a rabbit hole that led straight to where the Lillys landed in Pennsylvania.
The Things We Found After the Fire
Sometimes, a little bit of doubt - all wrapped up in a pack of lies - can lead straight to an amazing discovery.
The First Melcena
Why were my ancestors named after the first Melcena? Was she famous, or infamous? Did she live a life of adventure and intrigue? ell...not quite.
The Invisible Line
I traced the long line of the Baugh family lineage with an expectation of how things might have been. I wasn't prepared to discover how things really were.
The Map to Frederick
Mistakes keep us humble, don't they? How about the time I researched the wrong ancestor because I didn't look at a map? Yep...that happened.