Taking another look at the pension records of my husband Jeff’s 5th great-grandfather, and transcribing the affidavit for richer biographical and wartime service analysis.
Armed with the recent findings from our male-line Y-DNA test results for my husband’s Pace line, I now face the unpleasant chore of cleaning up my genealogy house due to this fallout, and outlining some next steps for my research plan.
After three months of waiting for it to finish processing, my husband’s Pace family’s much-anticipated Y-DNA results debunk the belief that they are descended from Richard Pace of Jamestown.
Taking a California Homesteading class at the SoCal Genealogy Jamboree leads me to discover that my husband’s California pioneer 2nd great-grandfather received a homestead patent in Mariposa County.
My husband’s mother died from an illness that took her before Jeff and I married and started dating. Her treasured well-worn Bible allowed Betty to be a physical tangible part of our wedding ceremony.
Taking a closer look at the lifestyle of the pre-revolution Mexican landed class to which my ancestors allegedly belonged before having to flee and start a new life in the United States.
Photos and videos of Villa Hidalgo and San José parish, in the state of San Luis Potosí, Mexico. This is where my 2nd great-grandparents, Refugio Nieto and Aurelia Compean, married n 1883.