52 Ancestors 2020

This page compiles my blog posts for the Amy Johnson Crow project 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks for 2020. *H=Halse, G=Gusso, S=Smith, D=Davis

Week Prompt/Theme Blog post Feature person Branch H, G, S, D* Relationship to me
1 Fresh Start Back to the FANs
Henry and Abigail Jenkins
D 3rd great-grandparents
2 Favorite Photo Jenkins Cousins
Clara Pearl Ransom
D Great-grandmother
3 Long Line Old York Road
Stephen Jenkins
D 7th great-grandfather
4 Close to Home Buried in Colorado
Lydia Springer and Henry E. Gusso
G 3rd great-aunt and 2nd great-uncle
5 So Far Away The Asian Affair
My nuclear family
H Self and immed. family
6 Same Name Did He Serve?
Samuel Jones
D 1st cousin 4x removed
7 Favorite Discovery Reunited
Carl and Dorothea Gaszow
G 3rd great-grandparents
8 Prosperity The Hoteliers – Part 1
Mary Agnes Ransom
D 3rd great-aunt
9 Disaster The Hoteliers – Part 2
May W. Stahl and E.G. Millikan
D 1st cousin 3x removed
10 Strong Woman Christina’s Challenges
Christina Mock
D 3rd great-grandmother
11 Luck Lucky Me! n/a n/a
12 Popular Motoring
Charles Edward Smith
S great-grandfather
13 Nearly Forgotten Uncovering the Dead
Benjamin Hull Jones
D 1st cousin 4x removed
14 Water The Jewel of Idaho
S and B Smith
S Mother and aunt
15 Fire The Fire
Clare Ransom Davis
D Grandmother
16 Air Flying Fortress Falls
John Paul “Jack” Laird
D 4th cousin 1x removed
17 Land Deeds to Diplomas
Clara Pearl Ransom
D Great-grandmother
18 Where There’s a Will Saving Grace
William Zane Jenkins
D 3rd great-uncle
19 Service She Loved To Serve
Inez Lucinda Halse
H great-aunt
20 Travel Postcards
Laurence & Clare Smith
S grandparents
21 Tombstone Not a Centenarian
Nancy Ary
H 4th great-grandmother
22 Uncertain Mea Culpa
Franklin Self
H 1st cousin 4x removed
23 Wedding They Peel Right Merrily
Granville J. Fawcett
H 3rd great-uncle
24 Handed Down The Doily
Reatha Gusso Halse
G Grandmother
25 Unexpected Paintersville, Ohio
David Painter
H 5th great-grandfather
26 Middle Mid-Century Kids
Margaret and Thomas L. Bedford
D 1st cousins 4x removed
27 Solo Game Night
Halse family
H n/a
28 Multiple A Twin For James
James Ransom
D 3rd great-grandfather
29 Newsworthy Justice for Mrs. Loftus
Sterling Price Davis
D great-grandfather
30 The Old Country Homeland
various German ancestors
G n/a
31 Large The Trailblazer
Ebenezer Zane and Isaac Zane
D 1st cousins 7x removed
32 Small Big On Talent
Elmer Jens Davis
D 2nd great-uncle
33 Troublemaker Philadelphia Firestorms
Henry Z Jenkins, Abigail Bedford, Ann W. Zane, Thomas and Jane Bedford
D 3rd and 4th great-grandparents
34 Chosen Family And Ona Makes Three
Arthur L. Ransom
D 2nd great-uncle
35 Unforgettable How We Vanish n/a n/a
36 Labor The Engineer
Laurence M. Smith
S Grandfather
37 Back to School The Cutting School
Arthur N. Cutting
H 2nd great-grandfather
38 On the Map The Rise and Fall of Trenton
The Ransom family
D n/a
39 Should Be a Movie Rogue River (WIP)
Cordelia Emma Ransom
D Double 1st cousin 3x removed
40 Oldest A Letter from Henry
Henry Zane Jenkins
D 3rd great-grandfather
41 Newest Cold Harbor Comrades
John A. Carey
H Husband of 1st cousin 3x removed
42 Proud The Successful Farmer
Ernest Guy Tresselyn Halse
H Great-grandfather
43 Quite the Character The Other Son
Hillard LeRoy Halse
H 2nd great-uncle
44 Scary Stuff Death by Diphtheria
Lulu M. Rowley
H 1st cousin 4x removed
45 Bearded Misperception
Everett Halse
H Grandfather
46 Different Language Learning Archaic Script
Carl Gazsow and Dorothea Groth
G 3rd great-grandparents
47 Good Deeds One Good Turn…
Asa and Nancy Anderson
D 4th great-uncle and -aunt
48 Gratitude Uncle Jim’s Letters
James Henry Ransom
D 2nd great-uncle
49 Oops A Red Herring
Thomas Bedford
D 4th great-grandfather
50 Witness to History A Visit to Cincinnati 1851
Henry Z. Jenkins
D 3rd great-grandfather
51 Winter That is Mighty Cold
Laurence M. Smith
S Grandfather
52 Resolution In the Line of Duty
Katie Davis & George Barlow
D 1st cousin 2x removed

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