Ancestral Recall: Explaining My Genealogical Ties to 15th Century Germany (and a Dash of France)

As I wrote in my first post on my ancestral lineage, I discovered that 50% of my genealogy comes from southern Germany and England (and a dash from Scotland). In this post, I’ll explain how I found my roots in Germany’s Bayern, Baden-Wurtemberg, Saarland, and Rheinland-Pfalz provinces. According to my DNA chart from Ancestry.com, ofContinue reading “Ancestral Recall: Explaining My Genealogical Ties to 15th Century Germany (and a Dash of France)”

That Day You Find Yourself on the Big Ten Network Website

I occasionally search for “Parker Schaffel” on Google to see what comes up. A few days ago, I found this gem on the Big Ten Network’s website, on a page titled:  BTN LiveBIG: Buckeyes Represent O-H-I-O Around the World The website states: “Throughout the year, members of the Buckeye Nation hit the road to haveContinue reading “That Day You Find Yourself on the Big Ten Network Website”