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FUNNY FRIDAY: I trace family history so I will know whom to blame

Searching through records in dark attics and basements and wandering through old cemeteries for a trace of an elusive ancestor can be challenging. A good laugh now and then always helps. Here are a few of my favorites.

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  • Genealogist caught trying to chop down family tree!
  • Genealogists never die they just haunt cemeteries.
  • Genealogists: People helping people…..that’s what it’s all about!
  • Genealogy – a search for the greatest treasures, our ancestors.
  • GENEALOGY is my hobby. I collect ancestors & descendants.
  • Genealogy is not a hobby, it’s a disease!
  • I think that I shall never see a completed Genealogy!
  • I trace family history so I will know whom to blame.
  • Life, liberty and the right to know who your ancestors are.
  • My life has become one large Gedcom!!
  • Old Genealogists never die. They just haunt Archives.
  • What do you mean my Birth Certificate expired?
  • When you search for ancestors, you find great friends!
  • With MY luck, my Family Tree has Root Rot!
  • Trees without roots fall over.
  • Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living.
  • I’m not stuck, I’m Ancestrally challenged.
  • It’s hard to be humble with ancestors like mine
  • And last but not least–May all your family trees branch toward the stars!


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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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  1. Susan Bryant Myers

    asthma from mother’s side and arthritis on my dad’s mother’s side

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