What Are Double Cousins?

In working on a family tree, you may have seen cousins that aren’t just simply first cousins (children of siblings who marry unrelated people), they may be what is called “double cousins”. How Does This Happen? Double cousins are when two siblings of one family have children with two siblings of another family (brother/brother, sister/sister or brother/sister, sister/brother). The children are related to…

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2017 – A Year In Review

2017 Was a Busy but Productive Year! I don’t post much on this blog but that doesn’t mean I’m not around doing something. I did a lot professionally in the marketing and genealogy world to the benefit of many. For the marketing aspect, I’ve picked up a variety of contract projects. A Masters Touch Painting, Broomfield, CO Cantle Tech, Tampa,…

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What Year Was That Picture Taken?

There it is. A big box of photos full of people frozen in time that you can’t identify. There are no names, locations or specific event noted on the back. How are you supposed to know who is in that picture or where it was taken? A big step you can take to solve these mysteries is to date…

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1918-2018, What a Difference 100 Years Can Make!

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. ~Rainer Maria Rilke Happy New Year from Famicity! 2018 is a new year with new beginnings. Let’s compare what life is like today vs life in 1918 to see how far we’ve come.   1918 2018 Estimated number of high school graduates 311,000 3.6 million…

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