Starting this week I will be entering the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge created by Amy Johnson Crow. My hope is to become more disciplined at reviewing and updating my genealogy. I am going to review my 32 – 3rd Great Grandparents and my 16 – 2nd Great Grandparents. That equals 48 ancestors in total so I will need to find 4 mystery ancestors to review. What new discoveries will I make? What will I learn? Who will connect with me once I have presented my ancestor?
I will be looking at each person to see if they are genealogically defined. This is a term coined by Robert Charles Anderson of the Great Migration Study Project and essentially asks you to provide evidence for each parent, spouse and children of your ancestor and includes evidence for your ancestors vitals, birth date, marriage date, death date and all locations.
All these ancestors will include a link to their WikiTree profile so you can see how incomplete they are and help me decide what we need to look at next to create a complete sketch of my ancestor.
I am hoping to share a genealogical tip with each ancestor so you can learn from my mistakes and discoveries. I am looking forward to the challenge and your comments and questions.
Will you join me?