Monthly Archives: August 2013

DNA and Me

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I am spinning in circles with this topic, so I decided to put my DNA experiences down in writing. This sometimes helps me clarify my thinking. First of all, there is only one living male in my entire direct family line and he is not interested in doing his DNA. So I took my first mtDNA test in 2009 with […]

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Tombstone Tuesday – Good-Bye Uncle Jack

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

A month ago my husband and I said our final good-byes to his Uncle Jack. Jack was a good-hearted and loving man who overcame early struggles with alcoholism to turn his life around. He attended AA the rest of his life; mentoring and/or sponsoring may others on their road back. The funeral mass and internment were held at Saint Patrick’s […]

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Society Saturday – CCGS August Exhibit

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

We are celebrating Genealogy Month at the Westminster Branch of the Carroll County Public Library.  In partnership with the library, the Carroll County Genealogical Society is hosting an exhibit for the entire month of August. We will be displaying artifacts, photos, pedigree charts and all things genealogy in our display the entire month. We even offer free family tree charts for the kids […]

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