Honoring Our Ancestors: Inspiring Stories of the Quest for Our Roots

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Ancestry Publishing, 2002 - Reference - 220 pages
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Honoring Our Ancestors has fifty stories that hold one common thread- the seemingly endless way to creatively pay tribute to our ancestors. You'll find stories ranging from building an ancestral ship and quilting a family history, to commemorating an ancestral homeland with a museum and writing music to memorialize the past. The heartwarming stories found within the pages of Honoring Our Ancestors are just what the family historian has always needed. They put life in the names and dates, and give us fifty more reasons to continue researching our past.
 

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Contents

Posterity for Posteriors
4
Ancestors in Training
20
Genetically Predisposed
33
Appointment in Ghana
46
The UnWritten
61
Unknown Soldier
75
Home Swede Home
82
Whispers of the Past
97
The Tower of Life
128
A Place to Call Home
143
Quilting Quandary
157
Smithsteinian
172
The Battle to Preserve War Letters
186
Accepting Black Sheep into the Fold
199
Permissions
215
Copyright

Homesteading in the New Millennium
112

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