Rootstech is only 5 days away!!! My grandma (Addi’s great-grandma) has been a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP) for a while. I decided over a year ago that I wanted to join. I was pregnant with Adaline at the time. I have been enjoying going to the monthly meetings. And I…… Continue reading Trip to the Ogden Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum
So I just wanted to honor Grandma Louise Maurer further by asking family members what their favorite memory of her was. I got some sweet experiences! Here are some of them: “My favorite memory of grandma Maurer is that she always loved to talk. She loved to talk about her family, how beautiful it was…… Continue reading Memories of Grandma Maurer
It’s February! Which means the Rootstech Family History Conference is only days away! You better believe we are counting down over here at our house! We seriously can’t wait. I got to go last year and it was a blast. This year, the conference is from Feb 8 to Feb 11, one week away!!! Saturday…… Continue reading Counting Down to Rootstech 2017!
2 DAYS!!!! We really love the new discovery centers and family history centers FamilySearch is doing! They are more interactive and allow families to connect in so many ways. I really wanted to go to the open house for the new one in Layton but something came up and we couldn’t make it. So we…… Continue reading Layton Family History Center: our personal tour
Now the baby genealogist’s middle name Louise comes from my husband’s side of the family. We got it from the only grandparent he remembers as a kid. We thought it would be a sweet tribute to her and that it goes well with the name Adaline. We interviewed Addi’s grandpa who is Louise’s son and…… Continue reading The Story Behind the Name: in memory of Louise Adele Thacker Maurer
Aren’t homemade things the best? Especially when they are made with love from family members! In this post, I want to showcase all of the beautiful blankets family made for Miss Addi Lou. This one was made by my mom, Addi’s nana. Adaline is her very first grandkid! I know she spent a ton…… Continue reading Family-made Blankets, keepsakes for Addi
Like I have said, the name Adaline came from my side of the family. And no we did not get it from the movie. We got it from family! Adaline Sophia Hawks was the youngest daughter of George Perkins Hawks and Adaline Elizabeth Pond. (See my post about them). They called her Ada. She was…… Continue reading Research Behind the Name part two: Adaline Sophia Hawks Lincoln