Category Archives: RENFRO

Ancestor Adventuring and Adventures – 52 Ancestors (Ancestors 22, 24, 25, 46, 47, 62, 63, 72, 73, 96, 114, 480, 960)

Lately, I’ve been writing a few articles to go along with the weekly suggested themes of the 52 Ancestors Challenge. It’s what got me started with this blog in January 2014* during Amy Johnson Crow’s first year of the challenge. … Continue reading

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Elizabeth (CORMACK) RENFRO – A Nice, Big X Match (Ancestor 45)

If you’ve been studying genetic genealogy for a bit, you may understand X DNA, but I’ll give a summation here. X DNA is different from regular autosomal DNA. The 23rd chromosomal pair contains the sex chromosomes – those which determine … Continue reading

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The Most Interesting Ancestor I Have in 100 Words – (Ancestor 22)

Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog has put out a Saturday Night Genealogy Fun – 100 Word Genealogy Challenge to write a short story that includes the phrase “the most interesting ancestor I have” in 100 words. Here is mine:

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Some of Those Who Built Me

These are images that I have of my ancestors. Without these, I would not know their features. I do not know their voices

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The Much Married Renfro – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 22)

Well, here we go again. Just when I thought the story¬†couldn’t get any juicier, my great, great grandfather John Marion RENFRO¬†has outdone himself. Well, he outdid himself. And how appropriate that this week’s topic for 52 Ancestors is weddings. I … Continue reading

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